US landfill capacity will drop 15% in the next 5 years

New data collected by Waste Business Journal, as reported by Waste Dive, shows that "over the next five years, total landfill capacity in the U.S. is forecast to decrease by more than 15%. This means that by 2021 only 15 years of landfill capacity will remain."

The Northeast will be the most heavily affected region, with an annual loss of 5% in capacity.

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