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Waukesha County provides the following cumulative and annual reports for communities participating in the recycling, composting and hazardous waste programs.
Recycling and solid waste program reports for the County: tons of recyclables, yard waste and trash for the past 5 yrs; tons of all recyclable items and trash for past year.
• Recycling and Solid Waste Tonnage Chart (2012-2016)• All Recyclables & Solid Waste (2016)• Yard Waste Compost Delivered to Waukesha County Compost Site (2015)
A Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) is where recyclable materials are sorted and then sold to manufacturers. In 2014, Waukesha County and the City of Milwaukee formed a partnership to open a new single-sort Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) where recyclable materials from both communities will be sorted and then sold to manufacturers. Processing the combined recycling tonnage from both communities reduces the MRF capital expenses and operating costs per ton. The partnership should generate over 50,000 tons of recyclables each year, approximately equally split between the two communities.
All reports show costs, revenues, and tons processed at the Waukesha County Materials Recovery Facility. No community recycling program costs are included.
Pounds of household hazardous waste collected in the County, and net operations cost per household after Emerald Park landfill payments.
HHW Annual Pounds Collected and Program Cost Chart (2009-2015)Waukesha County HHW Program and Cost Summary (2016)
2016 Recycling & Solid Waste
2015 Recycling & Solid Waste
2014 Recycling & Solid Waste
2013 Recycling & Solid Waste
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