||Municipal solid waste in the United States : 2001 facts and figures.
||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Solid Waste and Emergency Response,
Refuse and refuse disposal--United States. ;
Refuse and refuse disposal--United States--Statistics.
Municipal wastes ;
Solid wastes ;
United States ;
Solid waste disposal ;
Waste recycling ;
Solid waste management ;
Inorganic wastes ;
Materials recovery ;
Source reduction ;
Consumer electronics ;
Data collection ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||ix, 170 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
This report describes the national municipal solid waste (MSW) stream based on data collected for 1960 through 2001. 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.
Cover title. "October 2003." Includes bibliographical references. "EPA530-R-03-011." Microfiche.