The Division of Solid Waste Management 2017 Summary contains the following information:
Recycling Rate - A recycling rate is determined by totaling the amount of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and Construction and Demolition (C&D) debris disposed of, then totaling the amount recycled, and dividing the recycled amount by the combined total.
Rethinking Waste Projections and Actual Rates
Organics Diversion - The diversion of food scraps, leaves and brush for composting is an essential part of recycling, and increasing food scrap diversion is a critical component to increasing the County’s recycling rate.
Resource Recovery Agency (RRA) operation of the Waste-to-Energy Facility (WTE)