Find Your Recycling Rate

How Much do New Yorkers Recycle?

Year 2014 2015 2016 June 2017
Recycling Rate 17.17% 17.89% 18.67% 18.75%
Improvement   .72% .78% .08%

See how many tons of recycling and refuse New York City residents produce each month in each community district.

Recycling Diversion Rate = Weight of Recycling ÷ (Weight of Recycling + Weight of Refuse) x 100

Find your NYC Community Board/District on the map below or look it up on NYC.GOV. Community Districts are numbered 01-18


  Data for this page comes from DSNY Monthly Tonnage Data