Solid Waste Management Program

Table 2 - Sumary Of Missouri Municipal Solid Waste

Material % of
MSW Stream
National Recycling Rate Recycled Tons Disposal Tons Generation Tons
Glass Containers 5.8 35.0% 109,307 202,998 312,305
Aluminum Cans 1.5 66.5% 104,215 52,499 156,714
Tin/Steel Cans 3.1 58.0% 149,832 108,499 258,331
Paper/Paperboard 37.3 44.7% 1,055,247 1,305,485 2,360,732
PETE 1.7 25.4% 20,258 59,499 79,757
HDPE 2.1 24.7% 24,109 73,499 97,608
Lead-Acid Batteries NA 96.5% 22,761 NA 22,761
Tires - *45.0% TDF
31.0% CR
*17,972
12,268
NA 12,268
Yard Waste NA 57.0% 340,998 NA 340,998
Major Appliances NA 81.0% 55,988 NA 55,988
Total NA NA 1,894,983 1,802,479 3,697,462*
*Generation applies only to MSW for which recycling rates have been figured. MSW - municipal solid waste
TDF - tire derived fuel
CR - crumb rubber