Why is Pennsylvania's waste and recycling industry so important to our state?

Because it safely and efficiently manages the 9.1 million tons of municipal solid waste that PA citizens generate each year. And makes a significant contribution to the state’s economy in the process.

Impact of the PA Waste and Recycling Industry on Our Economy

Contributes $4.2B per year to our economy

Supports 26,000 jobs in our state

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