Information on total annual waste diversion, broken down by stream (landfill, recycling, organics, reuse) and sector (single family home, multifamily home, commercial).
Note: the total waste diversion rate can vary significantly year to year due to major construction projects and unpredictable events such as natural disasters.
For more information on the City of Boulder's Zero Waste Program and progress towards goals, visit https://bouldercolorado.gov/zero-waste/universal-zero-waste-ordinance and https://bouldercolorado.gov/boulder-measures/zero-waste-diversion.
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Areas of Inquiry
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How do different sectors impact waste management? Which sectors produce or divert the most waste? How do rates of recycling and organics account for the percent of total waste over the years?