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Transfers for Recycling for British Columbia in 2005 are
880,013,825 (kg)
National Ranking for Transfers for Recycling for BC in 2005 is
1
To see other pollution reports, please go to Pollution Ranking.

Please note:
  • The units of measurement for data presented below are in kilograms (kg), excluding hexachlorobenzene which is measured in grams (g) and dioxins/furans which are measured in grams (g) TEQ.
  • Recycling data is not included in total releases or transfers data. To obtain recycling data, please go to Who is Polluting? or Pollution Rankings.

Breakdown by Pollutants:
(NOTE: Click on the column total number for a detailed look at the data.)


Pollutant * Total Amount Percentage*
Hydrogen sulphide 840,226,765 95.48%
Lead (and its compounds) 27,141,278 3.08%
Sulphuric acid 10,002,701 1.14%
Zinc (and its compounds) 747,884 .08%
Ethylene glycol 445,647 .05%
Manganese (and its compounds) 303,147 .03%
Toluene 175,338 .02%
n-Hexane 174,060 .02%
Xylene (all isomers) 170,544 .02%
Copper (and its compounds) 132,613 .02%
Chromium (and its compounds) 117,875 .01%
Benzene 115,847 .01%
Phosphorus (total) 106,009 .01%
Ammonia (Total) 47,828 --
Cobalt (and its compounds) 30,676 --
Cresol (mixed isomers and their salts) 25,099 --
Mercury (and its compounds) 21,541 --
Nickel (and its compounds) 18,980 --
Nitrate ion in solution at pH >= 6.0 8,576 --
Ethylbenzene 571 --
Chlorine 440 --
Molybdenum trioxide 120 --
Cadmium (and its compounds) 110 --
Methyl isobutyl ketone 74 --
Cyclohexane 69 --
Naphthalene 19 --
Phenanthrene 4 --
Hexavalent chromium compounds 3 --
Pyrene 2 --
Arsenic (and its compounds) 2 --
Methanol 1 --
n-Butyl alcohol 1 --
Methyl ethyl ketone 1 --

* Click on pollutant's name to see its health effect on external site

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