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Recovery of municipal solid waste: selected materials U.S. 1960-2015

Selected materials recovered from products in the U.S. municipal solid waste stream between 1960 and 2015, by material (in 1,000 tons)

Recovery of municipal solid waste: selected materials U.S. 1960-2015 The statistic shows the amount of selected materials recovered from municipal solid waste streams in the United States between 1960 and 2015. Approximately 8,230 tons of metals were recycled from municipal solid waste in 2015. Recovery refers to the recovery of postconsumer waste streams.
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Selected materials recovered from products in the U.S. municipal solid waste stream between 1960 and 2015, by material (in 1,000 tons)

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The statistic shows the amount of selected materials recovered from municipal solid waste streams in the United States between 1960 and 2015. Approximately 8,230 tons of metals were recycled from municipal solid waste in 2015. Recovery refers to the recovery of postconsumer waste streams.
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