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Main Title Municipal solid waste in the United States 2007 facts and figures. [electronic resource] :
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Solid Waste and Emergency Response,
Year Published 2008
Report Number EPA/530/R-08/010
Stock Number PB2011-112884
OCLC Number 672029556
Subjects Refuse and refuse disposal--United States. ; Refuse and refuse disposal--United States--Statistics.
Additional Subjects Municipal solid waste ; Waste management ; Waste generation ; Recycling program ; Tables(Data) ; Schematic diagrams ; Reduction program ; Trends
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NTIS  PB2011-112884 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 03/09/2012
Collation 1 online resouce (ix, 167 p.) : digital, PDF file.
This report describes the national municipal solid waste (MSW) stream based on data collected for 1960 through 2007. The historical perspective is useful for establishing trends in types of MSW generated and in the ways it is managed. In this Executive Summary, we briefly describe the methodology used to characterize MSW in the United States and provide the latest facts and figures on MSW generation, recycling, and disposal.
Title from title screen (viewed Oct. 27, 2010). "November 2008". Includes bibliographical references. "EPA530-R-08-010".