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RECORD NUMBER: 15 OF 28
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Multimaterial Source Separation in Marblehead and Somerville, Massachusetts: Composition of Source-Separated Materials and Refuse. Volume 3.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water and Waste Management.|
|Additional Subjects||Solid waste collection systems ; Waste streams ; Materials recovery ; Waste recycling ; Solid waste disposal ; Refuse disposal ; Moisture content ; Heat recovery ; Seasonal variations ; Compositions ; Separation ; Waste characterization ; Marblehead(Massachusetts) ; Essex County(Massachusetts) ; Somerville(Massachusetts) ; Middlesex County(Massachusetts)|
The report presents a recycling study that was conducted to develop three sets of data on source-separated materials and refuse. One set includes the relative percentages of 14 recoverable components in source-separated, refuse, and total residential waste streams. The second set documents recovery rates, or the percentage of each component that is source-separated. The third set includes moisture content and heat content of source-separated materials and refuse. Appendices include program background, composition analysis methodologies, component analysis sample data, and moisture analysis data.