2011 Sustainability Report
Putting our stamp on a greener tomorrow

FY 2011 Material recycling composition

The pie chart shows the breakdown of recycled materials in FY 2011.

Mixed paper is the largest component at 62%, followed by mixed recyclables at 19% and cardboard at 11%.

The remainder is metal at 4%, plastic at 2%, and tires at 2%.

Overall, USPS recycled 46% of solid waste.

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