2000-2001 Cost Comparison - Recycling vs. Garbage

2013-2014 Cost Comparison - Recycling vs. Garbage

Cost to recycle one ton of material: $359.21

Coast to landfill one ton of material: $717.11
 

Recycling

Recycled Materials 

Revenue or Expense 

Amount in tons

Cardboard$1688.0425.91
Co-mingle recycling$010.1
Electronics $05.48
Food Waste$2,19536.72
Deposit Glass$28.320.28
Metal, bulk$3,742.8532.2
Paper$3,871.6586.09
Deposit Plastic$12,207.709.7
Plastic wrap$342.122.88
Surplus Property$016.8
Sale of Property$12,063.812.65
Wood, lumber-$1,193.0452.72
Wood, pallets$740.74
Yard Debris$1,2953.24

Total

$36,315.48

295.51

Recycling Expenses

Administration$38,750.44
Contract Services$45,259.22
Staff$48,032.63
M&S$20,807.80
Professional Development$1608.03
Utilities$1,655.13

Total Cost of Recycling

$118,142.64

Total Cost of Recycling per Ton

$351.29

LANDFILLING EXPENSES

Landfilled Materials*

Expense

Amount in Tons

Food Waste

$7,550

75.5

Waste Water treatment solids

$2,812.50

78.75

Paper towels and napkins

$7,200

72

Compostable plates & utensils

$1,600

16

Compostable cups

$4,030

40.3

Total

$23,193

282.55

*based on 2010 waste audit and FY 13 recycling rate.

OTHER LANDFILLING EXPENSES

Administration $9,226.30
Contract Services $19,396.81
Custodial Staff time to service garbage$176,807
Supplies$18,871.13
Satellite Campus Landfill Expenses$21,658.99

Total Cost of Landfilling

$245,960.11

Total Cost of Landfilling per Ton

$717,11

2000-2001 Cost Comparison - Recycling vs. Garbage

Cost to recycle one ton of material: $427.63

Cost to landfill one ton of material: $603.38

Savings Generated by Recycling in 2000/2001: $24,184.34

Recycling

Recycled Materials 

Revenue or Expense

Amount in tons

Cardboard42.20
Paper$1,639.6485.16
Deposit containers$114.183
Glass, metal, & plastic containers10
Styrofoam/other.065

Total

$1,753137.60

Recycling Expenses

Expense
Administration $29,357
Contract services $16,501
M&S and travel$2,153
Capital outlay - heaters$3,979
Capital outlay - Earth Tub$8,150
Hauling$457

Total

$60,597

Cost to recycle one ton of material

$427.63

LANDFILLING EXPENSES

Expense

Tons

Landfilled materials $50,801396.60

OTHER LANDFILLING EXPENSES

Custodial staff time to sercice garbage$178,501
M&S$10,000

Total

$239,801

Cost to landfill one ton of material

$603.80