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Main Title Characterization of municipal solid waste in the United States : 1995 update.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste, RCRA Information Center ; Available from the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA530-R-96-001; PB96-152 160
Stock Number PB96-152160
OCLC Number 39384825
Subjects Refuse and refuse disposal--United States--Analysis. ; Refuse and refuse disposal--United States--Statistics. ; Refuse and refuse disposal--Analysis.
Additional Subjects United States ; Municipal wastes ; Solid wastes ; Solid waste management ; Solid waste disposal ; Waste recycling ; Waste streams ; Paper ; Glass ; Metals ; Aluminum ; Plastics ; Composts ; Inorganic materials ; Graphs(Charts) ; Tables(Data) ; Waste characterization ; Waste generation ; Yard wastes ; Food wastes
Internet Access
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http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi?Dockey=10000X73.PDF
http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS6653
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NTIS  PB96-152160 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation vii, 137 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract
This report is the most recent in a series of reports released by EPA characterizing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in the U.S. It includes information on MSW generation, recovery, and discards from 1960 to 1994; per capita generation and discard rates; residential/commercial portions of MSW generation; trends in MSW management, including recovery for recycling and composting, as well as combustion and landfilling, from 1960 to 1994; the role of source reduction in MSW management; projections for MSW generation and management through 2010, including three scenarios for recovery; and an 'additional perspectives' chapter devoted to basic information on the potential climate change implications of various MSW management strategies. Appendices include material flows methodology and recovery scenarios for the years 2000 and 2010.
Notes
"EPA530-R-96-001"--Cover. "PB96-152160"--Cover. "March 1996"--Cover. Includes bibliographical references. Microfiche.