U.S. municipal solid waste generation from 1960 to 2014 (in million tons)

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Generation in million tons
196088.1
1970121.1
1980151.6
1990208.3
2000243.5
2005253.7
2010250.5
2011250.4
2012250.6
2013254.1
2014258.5

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This statistic illustrates the annual amount of municipal solid waste generated between 1960 and 2014 in the United States. In 2000, approximately 243.5 million tons of municipal solid waste were generated here.
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Release date
November 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
1960 to 2014

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