This dataset is a monthly breakdown of the amount of tonnage diverted from the landfill in the City of Buffalo. Garbage tonnage totals are included for comparison. Materials are diverted from landfills in different ways, including curbside recycling, electronics recycling, hazardous waste disposal, tire recycling, scrap metal recycling, yard waste recycling, and asphalt and sidewalk debris diversion.
Explore Monthly Recycling and Waste Collection data in an interactive and accessible way for all visitors using this Data Lens.
Data lensing is a unique, dynamic format that displays data in a way that is both contextual and visually interesting. The “cards” can interact with each other. Try clicking on a section of the map and the bar graph and line graph cards will become contextual, filtering the information based on the selected map area. Data Lens pages help users quickly gain insight contained within the City's data.
This is the City of Buffalo's annual recycling report for the 2017 calendar year. Under the direction of Mayor Byron W. Brown, the City of Buffalo continues its strong commitment to increase its recycling and recovery programs. The City's Department of Public Works is responsible for the solid waste management systems; it serves 85,000 housing units–of which over 50% are multi-dwelling units–and a population nearing 260,000.
34 and More is Buffalo’s public initiative to increase the city’s recycling rate—
currently 23 percent—and exceed the national average. Recycling has never been
easier, and benefits everyone. Use this guide to determine what goes in the green
tote, what goes in the blue tote and what to drop off. Visit BuffaloRecycles.org
and see how easy it is to reach 34 and More!