Past Recycling Data

University Solid Waste & Recycling Calculations


Recycled Materials 2015-2017 (units = tons)
Recycled Materials 2015 2016 2017
Cardboard 227 268 290
Office Paper 241 241 303
Mixed Paper 40 53 40
Printer's Mix 56 39 12
Shredding 42 31 9
Hardback Books 67 85 128
Plastic & Aluminum 27 27 32
Cartridges 6 7 8
Metal 309 317 275
Pallets 44 71 68
Broken Pallets, Trees, Branches & Wood 603 603 631
Batteries (vehicle) 1 1 2
Tires 3 6 4
Misc. Cooking Grease  3 3 3
Motor oil  5 5 5
Oil (EHS) 7 6 2
Batteries (EHS) 6 3 4
Antifreeze (EHS) 1 1 5
Oil Filters (EHS) < 1 1 1
Monitors/Computers/Electronics (EHS) 95.13 82 54
Light Bulbs (EHS) 1 1 2
Ballasts (EHS) 5.18 5 4.43
Mercury Items (EHS) < 1 0 < 1
Total Recycling (tons) 1794 1918 1930
Percent Recycled 38% 42% 45%

Reused Materials 2015-2017 (units = tons)
Reused Materials  2015 2016 2017
Redistributed Materials (estimate) 259 339 126
Concrete removals (estimate) 954 991 1327
Asphalt grindings (estimate)  38 435 11
Total Reused Materials (tons) 1251 1765 1464
Total Recycled & Reused  3040 3657 3395
Percent Diversion 51% 58% 59%

Solid Waste 2015-2017 (units = tons)
Solid Waste  2015 2016 2017
Solid Waste Total (tons) 2886 2683 2397