Peak use of paper and paperboard was in around year 2000, after which electronic communication started to cut into the amount of paper used and discarded. Subsequently paper recycling grew, which cut the amount going to landfills and garbage incinerators. Numbers are in thousands of tons per year, nationally. https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-11/documents/2014_smm_tablesfigures_508.pdf
Materials disposed of in the US Municipal Waste Stream, 1960 to 2014, in thousands of tons.
"In 2014, in the United States, about 258 million tons of MSW were generated. Over 89 million tons of MSW were recycled and composted, equivalent to a 34.6 percent recycling rate. In addition, over 33 million tons of MSW were combusted with energy recovery and 136 million tons were landfilled."
Blue - Brush and land clearing waste
Yellow - Municipal solid waste
Red - Construction Debris
Purple - Industrial Waste
Teal - Long Island Ash Landfills
Hazardous Material Spill Incidents Map - DEC Region 4 (Albany, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Montgomery, Otsego, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Schoharie counties)
This map contains records of spills of petroleum and other hazardous materials. Under State law and regulations, spills that could pollute the lands or waters of the state must be reported by the spiller (and, in some cases, by anyone who has knowledge of the spill). Examples of what may be included in a spill record includes: Administrative information (DEC region and unique seven-digit spill number). Program facility name. Spill date/time. Location. Spill source and cause. Material(s) and material type spilled. Quantity spilled and recovered. Units measured. Surface water bodies affected. Close date (cleanup activity finished and all paperwork completed).
This map shows the dates between July 1, 2016 through August 16, 2016.