Complete Solid Waste Quarterly Report Database

These reports summarize the information about waste received by disposal facilities and processing facilities. They are tab-delimited and formatted to be opened in spreadsheet software (QuattroPro, Lotus, Excel) or database software (Paradox, dBase, Access). New data is posted annually, and the most recent data file was posted on February 2, 2017.

* Due to database changes, the layout of these files will not look the same as those for more recent years.

Use the following list to understand the data column headings:

period_start_date
Start date of the quarter waste was received
period_end_date
End date of the quarter waste was received
sw_oper_nbr
Facility ID of landfill, incinerator, or transfer station that received the waste
facility name
Landfill, incinerator, or transfer station name
facility type
Type code of facility
description
Type of facility that received waste
state
State origin of waste
county
County origin of waste
waste type
Type of waste received, includes:
  • MSWR - Municipal Solid Waste
  • NMCD - Construction/Demolition
  • NMSPW - Special Other
  • NMFDY - Foundry
  • NMRSW - Special Other
  • NMCA - Coal Ash
  • NMFGD - FGD Waste (flue gas desulfurization by products)
  • NMOTR - Non-Municipal Other
  • NMOTH - Other Non-Municipal
  • REUSE - Alternate Daily Cover
tonnage
Amount of waste received in tons