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Do Energy Efficiency Strategies Outperform Recycling in GHG Mitigation and Job Creation?

Author: SERA

This paper challenges the apparent hierarchy for GHG sources and shines compelling light on the currently undervalued role waste reduction, reuse, recycling and other sustainable materials management  (SMM) efforts have at cost-effectively reducing greenhouse gas and carbon build-up. In this article, Dr. Lisa Skumatz, Colorado-based subject matter expert, cites work by EPA showing “provision of goods and materials” – that largely end up as solid waste- are among the most important contributors to GHG.

Click here to view the document: SERA – GHG Mitigation and Job Creation

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