U.S. metal recovery rate - recovered from municipal solid waste 2015

Rate of metals recovered from municipal solid waste in the United States from 1990 to 2015, by type

U.S. metal recovery rate - recovered from municipal solid waste 2015 This statistic represents the rate of metals recovered from municipal solid waste in the United States between 1990 and 2015, by type. In 2015, around 33.3 percent of ferrous metals were recovered in the United States.
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Rate of metals recovered from municipal solid waste in the United States from 1990 to 2015, by type

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Total metalsNonferrous (excluding aluminum)FerrousAluminum
199024%66.4%17.6%35.9%
200034.3%66.3%33.1%27%
201035.1%69.3%34.3%19.4%
201134.2%68.5%33%20.5%
201234%68%33%19.8%
201334.1%68.2%33%20%
201434%66.7%33%19.8%
201534.3%67.6%33.3%18.5%
Total metalsNonferrous (excluding aluminum)FerrousAluminum
199024%66.4%17.6%35.9%
200034.3%66.3%33.1%27%
201035.1%69.3%34.3%19.4%
201134.2%68.5%33%20.5%
201234%68%33%19.8%
201334.1%68.2%33%20%
201434%66.7%33%19.8%
201534.3%67.6%33.3%18.5%
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This statistic represents the rate of metals recovered from municipal solid waste in the United States between 1990 and 2015, by type. In 2015, around 33.3 percent of ferrous metals were recovered in the United States.
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