Number of municipal waste landfills in the U.S. from 1990 to 2014

U.S. municipal solid waste landfills 1990 to 2014 This statistic shows the number of landfills in the United States from 1990 to 2014. In 2014, there were 1,956 landfills in the United States, most of which are situated in the West.
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Number of landfills
19906,326
19953,197
20001,967
20051,754
20101,908
20111,908
20121,908
20131,908
20141,956
Number of landfills
19906,326
19953,197
20001,967
20051,754
20101,908
20111,908
20121,908
20131,908
20141,956
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This statistic shows the number of landfills in the United States from 1990 to 2014. In 2014, there were 1,956 landfills in the United States, most of which are situated in the West.
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Release date
November 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2014
Supplementary notes
The figures for 1990 through 2013 are taken from previous editions of the publication.

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