Recycling and Conservation

Which U.S. states recycle the most per year?

There are differences in the amount each state recycles. California recycles the most tonnage per year.

State Municipal Waste Recycled (Tons) Percent of Total
California 19,409,000 39
Illinois 9,773,194 37
New York 7,694,160 35
Florida 6,775,329 29
Texas 5,900,000 19


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