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2001 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 252,552 699,811 270,069 102,767 372,836 81,170.81 23.1% 326,975.31 46.7%
Bergen 884,118 1,843.217 606,777 255,576 862,353 506,877.82 45.5% 980,863.72 53.2%
Burlington 423,394 989,603 317,484 118,168 435,652 199,500.24 38.6% 553,950.64 56.0%
Camden 508,932 938,070 322,613 148,566 471,179 160,176.80 33.2% 466,890.80 49.8%
Cape May 102,326 484,171 110,395 63,988 174,383 75,625.81 40.7% 309,788.19 64.0%
Cumberland 146,438 442,371 129,847 54,209 184,056 101,572.87 43.9% 258,314.96 58.4%
Essex 793,633 1,755,333 551,654 258,603 810,257 328,561.69 37.3% 965,076.49 54.4%
Gloucester 254,673 667,602 176,633 72,494 249,127 127,584.39 41.9% 418,474.98 62.7%
Hudson 608,975 982,919 395,539 158,999 554,538 89,520.99 18.5% 428,380.78 43.6%
Hunterdon 121,989 185,431 81,982 38,328 120,310 22,968.25 21.9% 65,120.53 35.1%
Mercer 350,761 653,487 240,434 92,880 333,314 126,204.91 34.4% 320,172.77 49.0%
Middlesex 750,162 2,073,457 509,556 286,580 796,136 349,229.67 40.7% 1,277,320.76 61.6%
Monmouth 615,301 1,313,509 399,328 174,643 573,971 339,301.99 45.9% 739,538.39 56.3%
Morris 470,212 937,671 328,768 141,987 470,755 218,495.63 39.9% 466,916.37 49.8%
Ocean 510,916 1,093,681 420,394 156,979 577,373 201,994.87 32.5% 516,308.41 47.2%
Passaic 489,049 1,072.383 341,655 136,230 477,885 190,960.90 35.9% 594,498.03 55.4%
Salem 64,285 753,910 40,564 58,951 99,515 13,385.81 24.8% 654,395.19 86.8%
Somerset 297,490 521,384 204,028 105,549 309,577 73,226.48 26.4% 211,807.48 40.6%
Sussex 144,166 190,744 80,445 38,830 119,275 17,113.80 17.5% 71,469.38 37.5%
Union 522,541 1,104,878 376,331 179,301 555,632 125,272.50 25.0% 549,245.76 49.7%
Warren 102,437 141,756 67,037 27,239 94,276 14,639.18 17.9% 47,479.75 33.5%
                   
TOTAL 8,414,350 18,865,389 5,971,529 2,670,871 8,642,400 3,363,385 36.0% 10,222,988.69 54.2%
NOTES: MSW Recycled tonnages do not include total recycling activities from 25 municipalities which did not report. However, "MSW" and "Total Recycled" tonnage columns include approximately 17,754 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 8/20/2003
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