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1997 GENERATION, DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING RATES IN NEW JERSEY (Tons)

 

COUNTY POPULATION GENERATION DISPOSAL RECYCLING
                   
  1990 Disposal and Recycling MSW BULKY TOTAL MSW MSW Total Recycled 1997 Total
              % w/Add-ons Recycled
                   
Atlantic 227,000 567,820 206,207 80,129 286,336 78,711 27.6 281,484.10 49.6%
Bergen 827,000 1,854,697 432,779 169,742 602,521 549,323 56.8 1,252,176.23 67.5%
Burlington 398,800 914,006 286,410 110,149 396,559 171,898 37.5 517,446.82 56.6%
Camden 504,900 1,033,451 315,995 137,353 453,348 156,389 33.1 580,102.82 56.1%
Cape May 95,800 371,769 92,096 47,231 139,327 45,140 32.9 232,442.01 62.5%
Cumberland 138,600 393,979 107,550 39,669 147,219 100,813 48.4 246,759.60 62.6%
Essex 773,400 1,572,816 363,013 196,033 559,046 355,977 49.5 1,013,769.81 64.5%
Gloucester 233,400 621,962 170,728 65,803 236,530 155,149 47.6 385,431.68 62.0%
Hudson 553,400 1,041,298 311,049 135,531 446,580 129,364 29.4 594,717.77 57.1%
Hunterdon 108,500 182,853 50,807 22,659 73,467 18,941 27.1 109,386.08 59.8%
Mercer 326,500 701,905 206,009 85,899 291,908 130,402 38.7 409,997.18 58.4%
Middlesex 674,400 1,619,183 405,809 237,725 643,534 380,329 48.4 975,649.18 60.3%
Monmouth 558,000 1,181,102 309,873 152,246 462,119 241,657 43.8 718,982.96 60.9%
Morris 422,500 959,269 237,182 102,405 339,587 252,506 51.5 619,681.63 64.6%
Ocean 438,300 1,016,615 336,257 123,412 459,669 163,285 32.7 556,946.11 54.8%
Passaic 453,200 870,490 231,056 90,594 321,650 157,583 40.5 548,839.90 63.0%
Salem 65,000 186,353 34,337 53,012 87,349 10,678 23.7 99,004.38 53.1%
Somerset 244,200 489,698 117,264 58,765 176,029 110,871 48.6 313,668.78 64.1%
Sussex 132,500 224,408 62,243 29,924 92,167 21,664 25.8 132,240.98 58.9%
Union 492,500 957,252 249,907 108,274 358,182 172,629 40.8 599,070.06 62.6%
Warren 92,600 148,020 45,988 15,056 61,044 9,963 17.8 86,975.77 58.8%
                   
TOTAL 7,760,500 16,908,946 4,572,560 2,061,613 6,634,172 3,413,273 42.8 10,274,773.85 60.8%

NOTES: MSW Recycled totals do not include recycling activities from 48 municipalities which did not report. Total recycled with Add-ons includes tonnage reported by ISRI/AMRA, NJDOT and Class B recycling facilities which was not reported by the municipalities. Totals subject to rounding.

Updated on 8/5/99
By DSHW