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1998 GENERATION, DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING RATES IN NEW JERSEY (Tons)
COUNTY POPULATION GENERATION DISPOSAL RECYCLING
  1990 Disposal and MSW BULKY TOTAL MSW MSW Total Recycled 1998 Total
    Recycling         % w/Add-ons Recycled
Atlantic 227,000 463,226 176,421 68,732 245,153 106,653 37.7% 218,073 47.1%
Bergen 827,000 1,813,887 498,546 193,089 691,635 549,363 52.4% 1,122,252 61.9%
Burlington 398,800 668,660 249,547 95,932 345,479 144,690 36.7% 323,181 48.3%
Camden 504,900 737,675 258,944 112,634 371,578 158,258 37.9% 366,097 49.6%
Cape May 95,800 389,022 101,465 53,196 154,661 50,205 33.1% 234,361 60.2%
Cumberland 138,600 344,240 108,040 40,287 148,328 90,239 45.5% 195,912 56.9%
Essex 773,400 1,749,226 474,063 249,795 723,858 330,993 41.1% 1,025,368 58.6%
Gloucester 233,400 770,827 127,990 49,942 177,932 120,868 48.6% 592,895 76.9%
Hudson 553,400 884,853 350,006 149,252 499,258 90,674 20.6% 385,595 43.6%
Hunterdon 108,500 173,086 76,808 34,848 111,656 23,297 23.3% 61,430 35.5%
Mercer 326,500 548,537 210,489 85,136 295,625 90,655 30.1% 252,912 46.1%
Middlesex 674,400 1,808,443 429,286 245,543 674,829 374,036 46.6% 1,133,614 62.7%
Monmouth 558,000 1,030,444 349,413 164,160 513,573 248,197 41.5% 516,871 50.2%
Morris 422,500 881,720 233,389 99,910 333,299 233,017 50.0% 548,421 62.2%
Ocean 438,300 881,196 347,530 126,656 474,186 170,780 32.9% 407,010 46.2%
Passaic 453,200 838,912 254,844 98,199 353,043 178,761 41.2% 485,869 57.9%
Salem 65,000 160,226 27,106 40,109 67,215 14,196 34.4% 93,011 58.0%
Somerset 244,200 409,687 145,681 73,160 218,841 72,543 33.2% 190,846 46.6%
Sussex 132,500 170,350 71,359 34,190 105,549 23,898 25.1% 64,801 38.0%
Union 492,500 839,906 277,472 121,560 399,032 176,668 38.9% 440,874 52.5%
Warren 92,600 110,319 55,190 18,825 74,015 12,365 18.3% 36,304 32.9%
                   
TOTAL 7,760,500 15,674,442 4,823,591 2,155,154 6,978,745 3,260,356 40.3% 8,695,697 55.5%

NOTES: MSW Recycled totals do not include total recycling activities from 47 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.

Last Updated on 05/10/2000
By DEP/DSHW