Goal: Increase recycling in Buncombe County Local Government Programs
Goal Description: The data compiled about recycling activities are from the BC Solid Waste (local governments programs); municipalities & private sector data (commercial, industrial, private owned transfer station) are not included for lack of reliable data. The recycling rate is calculated by dividing the total waste tons processed through BCSW and the total tons recycled. The recycled items included are scrap tires, yardwaste, whitegoods and scrap metal, residential/commercial cardboard, concrete/brick; mixed paper, plastic, glass, aluminum cans, TV’s, electronics and household hazardous waste.
Reporting Frequency: Annual
Reporting Period: Q2