Franklin County Waste/Recycle Generation Rates

Solid waste/recycle generation rates estimate the amount of waste created by residences or businesses over a certain amount of time (day, year, etc.). Waste generation includes all materials discarded, whether or not they are later recycled or disposed in a landfill.
Franklin County Waste Generation Rates
Year Population Municipal Waste (TONS) Recyclables (TONS) Recycling Rate (%) Waste Rate (TONS/CAPITA)
1990 121,082 79,568 8,612 9.8% 0.66
1995 126,444 68,930 5,345 7.2% 0.55
2000 129,313 68,439 16,194 19.1% 0.53
2005 137,273 94,252 24,624 20.7% 0.69
2010 149,618 88,971 24,060 21.3% 0.59
Source: County's Solid Waste Plan



No New Data as of August 2016

Franklin County Waste Generation Rates

Source: County's Solid Waste Plan