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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Salvage Markets for Materials in Solid Wastes.
Author Darne, Arsen ; Frankli, William E. ;
CORP Author Midwest Research Inst., Kansas City, Mo.
Year Published 1972
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
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-214 152 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 331p
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.