Increase Residential Recycling

Residential recycling recapture rate

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Increase Residential Recycling

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Recycle Bin Recapture Rate

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Increase residential recycling capture rate to 75% (75% by 2030)

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YearValueMargin of Error
202048%
202147%

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City of San Antonio, Solid Waste Department

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The capture rate measures how much recyclable material is being recovered based on how much of this material is in the waste stream. It is calculated by dividing the tons recovered from the recycling bin—the blue bin—by the total tons collected for all material.