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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Available Disposal Capacity for Solid Waste in Illinois, 1987.
CORP Author Illinois State Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield. Div. of Land Pollution Control.
Year Published 1987
Report Number IEPA/LPC-87/016;
Stock Number PB88-119672
Additional Subjects Waste disposal ; Illinois ; Refuse ; Recycling ; Recovery ; Combustion ; Earth fills ; Capacity ; Solid waste management
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB88-119672 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
Collation 129p
The Illinois Solid Waste Management Act was signed into law in September of 1986. The purpose of the Act is to reduce the State's reliance on land disposal of solid waste and promote (in descending order of preference) volume reduction, recycling and reuse, combustion with energy recovery, combustion with volume reduction, leaving disposal in landfills as a final alternative. The Act is implemented by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA), the Department of Energy and Natural Resources (DENR), and the University of Illinois (U of I). The Act requires the IEPA to publish an annual report regarding the disposal capacity available for solid waste in Illinois sanitary landfills. In 1987 Illinois will dispose of 52 million cubic yards of solid waste. Of the volume, 2% will be recycled, 3% will be incinerated, and 95% will be landfilled.