2001
CITY OF MEMPHIS
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICE CENTER
SOLID WASTE GENERATION AND DIVERSION/ REDUCTION
(TONS)

  JAN FEB MAR APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC TOTAL
NO. OF SERVICE DAYS 23 20 22 21 23 21 22 23 20 23 22 21 261
 TONS CLASS I LANDFILLS 23,665.42 21,684.88 26,961.11 29,180.07 28,669.53 25,294.82 25,226.99 26,364.06 21,072.95 23,542.79 24,045.81 24,746.54 300,454.97
 (Tons from other Div.) 814.03 1,004.97 635.46 977.66 962.30 577.27 476.90 622.05 576.60 597.04 678.29 640.77 8,563.34
 
Appliances 0 13.29 21.72 6.77 18.35 11.61 24.25 23.50 1.97 14.12 0 1.24 136.82
City Hall Recycling 2.44 2.45 2.86 2.29 2.22 .85 .63 2.29 .95 3.12 2.13 .65 22.85
Curbside Recycling 
686.56
618.50
612.08
668.36
700.57
701.35
629.97
638.53
576.17
663.99
682.62
702.07
7,880.77
Phone Books Recycling 93.49 0 0 0 0 0** 0 0 0 0 0 0 93.49
Yardwaste (J.T. Wood) 2,210 3,285 3,310 3,715 3,785 5,060 3,639 3,298 3,400 2,999 2,477 2,190 39,368
Yardwaste (Earth Complex) 1,289 1,201 1,448 1,589 1,642 1,969 1,837 1,536 1,430 1,360 1,095 1,272 17,660
Yardwaste (Bellevue) 1,636 1,524 1,838 2,016 2,085 2,488 2,331 1,950 1,816 1,726 1,390 1,614 22,415
Yardwaste (Penal Farm) 2,033 1,894 2,284 2,506 2,590 3,091 2,896 2,423 2,256 2,144 1,727 2,005 27,849
Bagged Leaves Recyles 4,189 2,485 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,896 3,207 12,777
TOTAL REDUCTION 12,139 11,023 9,517 10,503 10,823 13,322 11,358 9,871 9,481 8,910 10,270 10,992 128,202.93
 
TOTAL WASTE GENERATED 33,804.42 32,707.88 36,478.11 39,683.07 39,492.53 38,616.82 36,584.99 30,943.95 30,553.95 32,452.79 34,315.81 35,738.54 428,657.90

*Tons from other divisions are included in the Tons to Class I Landfill
** June figures not available for phone books

City of Memphis Division of Public Works - Solid Waste Management