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Main Title Characterization of municipal solid waste in the United States : 1992 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, Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division,
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/530/R-92/019
Stock Number PB92-207166
Subjects Refuse and Refuse disposal--United States. ; Refuse and Refuse disposal--United States--Statistics.
Additional Subjects Solid waste disposal ; Municipalities ; United States ; Waste management ; Recycling ; Earth fills ; Composts ; Combustion ; Paper ; Glass ; Metals ; Aluminum ; Plastics ; Grasses ; Containers ; History ; Recovery ; Food
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB92-207166 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 135 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract The report is the most recent in a series of reports released by EPA to characterize municipal solid waste in the United States. It characterizes the national waste stream based on data through 1990 and includes information on: MSW generation from 1960 - 1990; MSW management (recovery for recycling and composting, combustion, and landfilling) from 1960 to 1990; characterizing MSW by volume as well as by weight; projections for MSW generation to the year 2000; projections for MSW combustion through 2000; and projections (presented in 3 recovery scenarios) for materials recovery for recycling and composting through 2000.
Notes "Final report." "July 1992." Includes bibliographical references. "EPA/530-R-92-019"--Cover. Microfiche.
Place Published {Washington, D.C.?} :
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Office of Solid Waste. Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division.
PUB Date Free Form 1992}
NTIS Prices PC A07/MF A02
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20010213133047
Language eng
Origin NTIS
OCLC Rec Leader 01350nam 2200289Ka 45020