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EN22 - Total weight of waste by type and disposal method

AEP manages its waste via recycling, reusing or properly disposing, with the intention of causing no harm to the environment.  We do not track the total weight of the general refuse but we do track special waste streams, such as hazardous wastes, polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) and other products that have serious environmental consequences if not properly disposed. 

These numbers were gathered from 71 individual facilities / plants across the system and several of our vendors.  We are confident that these numbers are close to actuals, but cannot say that they represent every pound / gallon of material d disposed and / or recycled.

Measurement 2011
Hazardous Waste Generated (lbs) 2,639,251(2)
Hazardous Waste Disposed (lbs) 2,607,762
Hazardous Waste Recycled (lbs) 31,489
Paper Recycled (lbs) 1,233,816
Metal Recycled (lbs) 35,158,825
Light bulbs Recycled (bulbs) 215,730
Batteries / Lead Recycled (lbs)  287,721
Electronic Equipment Recycled (pounds) 205,102
Oil Recycled (gallons) 1,230,104
Beneficially Reused CCP (tons) (1) 2,943,736
Parts Washer Solvent Recycled (gallons) 39,643
Oily Water Cleaned and Recycled (gallons) 324,087
Antifreeze Recycled (gallons)  22,170
Plastic / Aluminum Cans / Cardboard / Wood 336,932

1. Doesn't include FGD used for the Abandoned Mine project at the CV Prep Plant.
2. Includes 2,465,554 pounds of CCS high Selenium water from Mountaineer Plant.

2012