EPA Science Inventory

U.S. CASE STUDIES USING MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE DECISION SUPPORT TOOL

Citation:

Thorneloe*, S, K. Weitz, AND S. Nishtala. U.S. CASE STUDIES USING MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE DECISION SUPPORT TOOL. Presented at 8th Waste Management and Landfill Conference, Cagliari, Italy, 10/1-5/01.

Description:

The paper provides an overview of some case studies using the recently completed muniicpal solid waste decision support tool (MSW-DST) in communities across the U.S. The purpose of the overview is to help illustrate the variety of potential applications of the tool. The methodology that the MSW-DST is based on incorporates both life-cycle inventory analysis and full-coast accounting. The results of this tool are helping communities to make decisions that will result in more efficient environmental management.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/PAPER)
Start Date: 10/01/2001
Completion Date: 10/01/2001
Record Last Revised: 06/21/2006
Record Created: 09/26/2003
Record Released: 09/26/2003
Record ID: 63902

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

AIR POLLUTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL DIVISION

ATMOSPHERIC PROTECTION BRANCH