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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.