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Typical Industry Specific Waste / Trash Profiles
By Facility Type & Material Type Percentages


Typical Industry Specific Waste / Trash Profiles (Approx.)

Facility Type

Cardboard  (%)

Paper
(%)

Plastic
(%)

Organics
(%)
Food Waste, textiles etc.

Metal
(%)

Glass
(%)

Other
(%)

Office

15

65

6

5

2

2

5

Industrial

20

35

25

-

6

-

14

Retail

40

35

8

-

1

5

11

Restaurants

20

10 7 52 3 7

1

Transportation

7

55

6

12

4

8

8

Utilities

15

20

15

-

5

-

45

Communications

15

20

15

-

5

-

45

Warehouse

30

20

20

15

7

-

18

Wholesale

29

19

8

35

7

1

1

Hospitals 20 30 13

27

3 2 5
Nursing Homes 9

12

14 52 4 1 8

Schools & Colleges

10

32

9

20

5

2

22

Institutional - Misc

10

35

8

25

4

6

2