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1995 New Jersey Generation, Disposal and Recycling Rates by County (TONS)
    GENERATION     DISPOSAL       RECYCLING
COUNTY Population Disposal +   85-95   85-95 1995     MSW % Total Recycled 1995 Total
NAME 1990 Recycling MSW MSW % Bulky Bulky % Total Disposed   MSW Recycled w/ Add-ons % Recycled
Atlantic 227,000 670,709.14 197,743 71.79% 77,703 28.21% 275,446   122,499.89 38.25% 395,263.14 58.93%
Bergen 827,000 1,725,687.29 379,011 69.12% 169,446 30.90% 548,369   535,424.50 58.55% 1,177,318.29 68.22%
Burlington 398,800 743,645.21 265,953 72.24% 102,346 27.80% 368,152   159,628.48 37.51% 375,493.21 50.49%
Camden 504,900 877,131.09 298,823 68.66% 136,224 31.30% 435,222   169,733.15 36.22% 441,909.09 50.38%
Cape May 95,800 403,495.11 81,105 66.50% 40,858 33.50% 121,963   47,941.81 37.15% 281,532.11 69.77%
Cumberland 138,600 443,135.54 105,015 74.37% 36,191 25.63% 141,206   136,473.22 56.51% 301,929.54 68.13%
Essex 773,400 1,572,111.74 419,138 63.00% 246,240 37.01% 665,299   230,456.04 35.48% 906,812.74 57.68%
Gloucester 233,400 546,933.85 159,188 72.31% 60,959 27.69% 220,147   133,000.44 45.52% 326,786.85 59.75%
Hudson 553,400 960,088.49 312,962 67.50% 150,686 32.50% 463,648   159,005.49 33.69% 496,440.49 51.71%
Hunterdon 108,500 229,572.77 78,204 67.14% 38,275 32.86% 116,479   23,811.97 23.34% 113,093.77 49.26%
Mercer 326,500 827,361.94 190,233 69.20% 84,698 30.81% 274,903   156,475.35 45.13% 552,458.94 66.77%
Middlesex 674,400 1,813,074.75 395,099 61.00% 253,122 39.08% 647,703   335,024.98 45.89% 1,165,371.75 64.28%
Monmouth 558,000 940,111.37 300,873 63.80% 170,856 36.23% 471,588   220,556.47 42.30% 468,523.37 49.84%
Morris 422,500 729,752.42 189,823 68.70% 86,401 31.27% 276,307   228,662.65 54.64% 453,445.42 62.14%
Ocean 438,300 931,290.58 300,448 72.50% 114,087 27.53% 414,411   161,971.88 35.03% 516,879.58 55.50%
Passaic 453,200 875,376.87 240,675 69.50% 105,620 30.50% 346,295   226,682.65 48.50% 529,081.87 60.44%
Salem 65,000 190,683.93 35,575 38.10% 57,788 61.89% 93,372   17,987.60 33.58% 97,311.93 51.03%
Somerset 244,200 547,022.92 134,037 64.90% 72,574 35.14% 206,528   98,855.75 42.45% 340,494.92 62.25%
Sussex 132,500 172,947.52 55,534 66.10% 28,473 33.89% 84,015   32,179.71 36.69% 88,932.52 51.42%
Union 492,500 995,440.37 284,172 69.12% 126,957 30.88% 411,129   180,250.03 38.81% 584,311.37 58.70%
Warren 92,600 125,559.39 48,767 75.10% 16,215 24.97% 64,936   16,088.26 24.81% 60,623.39 48.28%
Sub-Total   429,080.67           Other * 194,079.67 OTHER ** 429,080.67  
                               
TOTAL 7760500 16,750,212.96 4,472,379 67.17% 2,175,719 32.84% 6,647,118   3,586,789.98 44.51% 10,103,094.96 60.32%

OTHER * Estimated recycled materials not reported by the 27 municipalities which did not submit tonnage grant applications..

This also includes recycled materials which could not be awarded to the applicant municipality, but were included in the State total since the materials were generated from other municipalities.

OTHER ** Also includes wood scrap materials reported by Class B facilities but not reported in municipal applications (similar to ISRI/AMRA add-ons).