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 Waste--Tucson

Tucsonans' Household Discards 1997
 

14.7%  
Food Waste
16.8%
Newspapers, magazines
2.8% 
Corrugated cardboard
6.7% 
Plastics
19.7%
Yard Waste
14.4%
Other (rubber, textiles, disposable diapers, lumber, and other construction debris, etc.)
 3.6%
Metal
7.1%
Glass
14.2%
Other paper

 
(Source UA Garbage Project)
From graph in "Trashed" Arizona Daily Star. July 13, 1997.   Page A9.
 

Article tagged with: Garbage, Trash, Discards, Waste, Household Waste

Last Update: 12-9-2010 9:30am

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