2014 Dumpster Dive Results
- Green Efforts held its 7th Annual Dumpster Dive on April 22, 2014 to see how many recyclables are in our waste stream. See results below:
- 73.5% Garbage
- 17.4% Plastics
- 7.3% Paper
- 1.3% Metal
- 0.5% Glass
- City of Glendale does not recycle glass. Add glass to garbage and the total percentage of garbage is 74.1%.
- The results of the Dumpster Dive is that 25.9% (plastics, paper, and metal) of our waste stream could have been recycled. Our goal is to get the plastics out of the waste stream and into the recycle bins.