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Facts and Figures about Materials, Waste and Recycling

State and Local Data about Materials, Waste and Recycling

EPA maintains a list of state and local waste characterization studies, although reports are not available for all states. You can search for your state on our Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: Facts and Figures page. A link to data that is national in scope is located on our National Overview page.

The State Data Measurement Sharing Program (SMP) is an online reporting, information sharing, and measurement tool that incluldes several resources. Check out our Sustainable Materials Management: U.S. State Data Measurement Sharing Program web page to access the SMP.