For more than 25 years, Cincinnati residents have made recycling a daily habit, diverting more than 350,000 tons of material from the waste stream. In 2015, residents recycled 22,853 tons of metal, glass, plastic, and paper.
Recycling efforts in Cincinnati:
- Conserved enough energy to power every home in Cincinnati for six days.
- Reduced more greenhouse gas pollution than if every household in Cincinnati did not drive a car for more than three weeks.
- Saved 127,627 trees from being harvested.