Oahu Waste Composition, Disposal and Recycling

Oahu Waste Composition
A synopsis of Oahu’s Waste Composition, Disposal and Recycling information is provided in the 2006 Waste Characterization Study conducted by R.W. Beck . The waste characterization study was part of the solid waste management master planning process. See the full master plan report in the Resource Library, Technical Studies.

Click here to view the 2017 Waste Composition Study.

Click here to view the 2006 Waste Composition Study.

Residential/Curbside Waste Composition
A specific analysis of the residential waste collected curbside in the blue/green/gray carts is presented in a program evaluation report prepared by City ENV and supported by a waste characterization study conducted by Cascadia Consulting Group.

Click here to view the 2016 Blue Cart Mixed Recyclables Composition Study

Click here to view Curbside Recycling Evaluation and Strategic Planning Phase I, November 2011.

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