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U.S. municipal solid waste recovery per person 1960-2015

Volume of municipal solid waste recycled and composted per capita between 1960 and 2015 (in pounds per person per day)

by T. Wang, last edited Oct 1, 2019
U.S. municipal solid waste recovery per person 1960-2015 This statistic shows the per capita amount of materials recovered (recycled or composted) from the U.S. municipal solid waste stream between 1960 and 2015. In 2015, approximately 1.16 pounds of waste per person were recycled per day in the United States.
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Volume of municipal solid waste recycled and composted per capita between 1960 and 2015 (in pounds per person per day)

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