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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Multimaterial Source Separation in Marblehead and Somerville, Massachusetts: Collection and Marketing. Volume 2.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water and Waste Management.|
|Additional Subjects||Household wastes ; Waste recycling ; Solid waste collection systems ; Separation ; Market research ; Equipment ; Procedures ; Materials recovery ; Costs ; Market analysis ; Demonstration program ; Marblehead(Massachusetts) ; Somerville(Massachusetts) ; Essex County(Massachusetts) ; Middlesex County(Massachusetts)|
The report examines a recycling program that involves separating household waste into recyclable components, such as paper, cans, glass, and refuse. It discusses selecting collection equipment, determining collection procedures, problems with equipment, problems with collection, and improving collection procedures. It also covers selecting markets, problems with markets, and overcoming market problems. Appendix provides material recovery and demonstration program costs and savings.