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2000 GENERATION, DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING RATES IN NEW JERSEY (Tons)
2000 GENERATION, DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING RATES IN NEW JERSEY (Tons)
COUNTY POPULATION GENERATION DISPOSAL RECYCLING
  2000 Disposal and
Recycling
MSW BULKY TOTAL MSW MSW
%
Total
Recycled
w/Add-ons
Total %
Recycled
Atlantic 252,552 736,586 234,317 90,420 324,737 95,115 28.9% 411,849 55.9%
Bergen 884,118 1,719,770 538,697 215,180 753,877 501,546 48.2% 965,893 56.2%
Burlington 423,394 772,903 309,366 118,125 427,491 160,406 34.1% 345,412 44.7%
Camden 508,932 900,985 329,513 147,136 476,649 163,792 33.2% 424,336 47.1%
Cape May 102,326 436,493 113,907 61,215 175,122 55,989 33.0% 261,371 59.9%
Cumberland 146,438 390,522 121,648 46,018 167,666 95,637 44.0% 222,856 57.1%
Essex 793,633 1,629,905 484,195 246,519 730,714 353,175 42.2% 899,191 55.2%
Gloucester 254,673 664,652 168,624 68,087 236,711 152,108 47.4% 427,941 64.4%
Hudson 608,975 1,039,888 388,095 159,120 547,215 162,548 29.5% 492,673 47.4%
Hunterdon 121,989 173,074 86,914 39,589 126,503 19,863 18.6% 46,571 26.9%
Mercer 350,761 608,768 261,207 104,451 365,658 128,247 32.9% 243,110 39.9%
Middlesex 750,162 2,292,038 506,007 288,863 794,870 337,861 40.0% 1,497,168 65.3%
Monmouth 615,301 1,290,891 420,189 192,162 612,351 274,784 39.5% 678,540 52.6%
Morris 470,212 866,184 297,368 128,344 425,712 247,148 45.4% 440,472 50.9%
Ocean 510,916 1,016,613 381,255 139,430 520,685 184,610 32.6% 495,928 48.8%
Passaic 489,049 953,041 307,403 119,749 427,152 222,370 42.0% 525,889 55.2%
Salem 64,285 135,188 39,278 57,433 96,711 15,304 28.0% 38,477 28.5%
Somerset 297,490 574,946 223,404 112,882 336,286 82,400 26.9% 238,660 41.5%
Sussex 144,166 197,454 80,279 38,677 118,956 29,120 26.6% 78,498 39.8%
Union 522,541 1,106,706 368,350 169,373 537,723 150,219 29.0% 568,983 51.4%
Warren 102,437 145,553 72,486 26,020 98,506 16,834 18.8% 47,047 32.3%
                   
TOTAL 8,414,350 17,652,159 5,732,502 2,568,793 8,301,295 3,449,076 37.6% 9,350,864 53.0%
NOTES: MSW Recycled tonnages do not include total recycling activities from 22 municipalities which did not report. However, "MSW" and Total Recycled" tonnage columns includes approximately 11,166 tons to municipalities which did not submit a report but was reported by Class A recycling facilities. Total Recycled with Add-ons also includes tonnage reported by ISRI/AMRA, NJDOT and Class B recycling facilities which was not reported by the municipalities. Totals subject to rounding.
Last Updated on 3/13/2002
By DEP/DSHW