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Household Waste Percentages

Middle school members of the City of Lakewood's H20 "Help to Others" Summer Camp demonstrate the amount of trash going to the landfill.

  • 41% paper
  • 21% food and yard waste
  • 15% other
  • 9% plastic
  • 8% metal
  • 6% glass

Think of this: 80% of the trash can be recycled.

Calendar of Events


Ongoing
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program
City Service Departments

November 4-26, 2014
Elect to Recycle: Campaign sign recycling program

November 27-28, 2014
Holiday - County offices closed

December 1-31, 2014
Holiday lights recycling collection

December 25, 2014
Holiday - County offices closed

January 1, 2015
Holiday - County offices closed

February 6, 2015
District grant applications due

  

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