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State's Largest Municipalities Plastic Collection

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Survey of Each State’s Largest Municipality Residential
Plastic Collection Programs
2018 Overview

This survey is conducted via the internet by evaluating each state’s largest municipality’s recycling website information.  Conducted to get a “sense” of how and what plastics are currently being collected, it is by no means a definitive source of information.  Below is a brief overview of survey results.  This information also includes Washington DC data, hence the data for 51 programs.

Number of Programs by Type of Municipal Recycling Collection

2018 Programs By Type

Municipalities Which Collect Only #1 and #2 Plastics

2018 1and2 Only

Municipalities Which Collect #1 – #7 Plastics

2018 1thru7

Municipalities Which Collect Bulky Rigid Plastics