Residential recycling has remained relatively flat with a slight decrease—approximately 4%—between 2020 and 2022.
Increase residential recycling capture rate to 75% (75% by 2030)
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Recycle Bin Recapture Rate
City of San Antonio, Solid Waste Department
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.