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|Main Title||Salvage Markets for Materials in Solid Wastes.|
|Author||Darne, Arsen ; Frankli, William E. ;|
|CORP Author||Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, Mo.|
|Report Number||CPE-69-3; 29c;|
|Stock Number||PB-214 152|
|Additional Subjects||( Waste disposal ; Materials recovery) ; Economic analysis ; Utilization ; Plastics ; Metals ; Textiles ; Waste papers ; Glass ; Elastomers ; Scrap ; Metal scrap ; Operating costs ; Cost estimates ; Metal industry ; Glass industry ; Paper industry ; Plastics industry ; Textile industry ; Sources ; Prices ; Demand(Economics) ; Supply(Economics) ; Consumption ; Solid waste disposal ; Secondary materials industry ; Waste recycling ; Glass recycling ; Metal recycling ; Paper recycling|
The document presents the findings of a study to evaluate salvage markets for commodities entering the solid waste stream. Emphasis was placed on paper, ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, glass, textiles, rubber, and plastics, however other materials are also discussed. The overall secondary industry is described along with general costs for recovery. Case studies of salvage operations for 14 areas in the U.S. are also reported.