Dream Lake iced over - RMNP

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Waste Characterization of Residential Trash

A 1997-98 study done at the Larimer County Landfill showed the following breakdown of residential trash:

Graph of Waste Characterization of Residential Trash

Larimer County Waste Characterization Study (Nov, 1997 - Jul, 1998).
Percentages are based on weight.
* solid waste collected from Larimer County residences and hauled by a commercial trash hauler.
** includes paper, paperboard, and cardboard.

Background Image: Dream Lake frozen over in Rocky Mountain National Park by Bryce Bradford. All rights reserved.