Pennsylvania is the nation's largest importer of waste.
In 2005, Pennsylvania imported 7,931,984 tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) (In addition to MSW, Pennsylvania received 1.7 million tons of other solid waste from out of state in 2005.) Most of this waste came from New Jersey and New York.
Pennsylvania’s waste imports represented 19% of the national total. Interstate Shipment of Municipal Solid Waste: 2007 Update June 13, 2007 - RL34043
In 2002, the GROWS North Landfill in Morrisville Pennsylvania accepted 2,622 tons of waste from New York City, while the Tullytown Landfill in Tullytown accepted 2,122 tons.
Municipal Waste Landfills & Resource Recovery Facilities
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