Percentage of glass in U.S. discarded municipal solid waste 1960-2014

The statistic shows the percentage of glass in total discarded municipal solid waste in the U.S. between 1960 and 2014. In 2014, glass accounted for 5.2 percent of total discarded municipal solid waste.

Percentage of glass in total discarded municipal solid waste in the U.S. from 1960 to 2014

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Source

Release date

December 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

1960 to 2014

Supplementary notes

According to the source, discards include combustion with energy recovery. Does not include construction and demolition debris, industrial process wastes, or certain other wastes. Discards after materials and compost recovery.
Figures were compiled from several annual reports.

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