Facilities

Recycling Statistics

Submitted by JoAnn M. Lawrence

Tons “Routine” Trash and Recyclables


Amherst College July 2005 to June 2006

 Tons RecycledLbs Recycled per student
Paper
108.77 135
Cardboard
55.95 69
Bottles & Cans 31.29 39
Routine Trash 517.27 642

This includes all of the trash and recyclables from the recycling bins and trash dumpsters on campus. It does not include construction wastes (whether recycled or landfilled), nor bulky materials landfilled or recycled by the Facilities Department (such as scrap metal recycling, landscape material composting, etc.)

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