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The State of Composting in the US: What, Why, Where & How

Author: Institute for Local Self-Reliance This executive summary explains what composting is and why it is important; summarizing model programs, technologies, and systems; and providing a national and state-by-state snapshot of activities, infrastructure needed, and policy opportunities. It concludes with

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Waste Tire Management Fees

Author: New Your State – Department of Taxation and Finance Environmental Conservation Law in New York State has Scrap Tire Legislation. It regulates how old tires are handled after being replaced, and the system’s specialized recycling methods. Click here to

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Zero Waste Businesses

Author: Grassroots Recycling Network Companies from A-Z highlighted in this document provided tremendous leadership in approaching Zero Waste. These companies have reported that they have diverted over 90% of its wastes from landfill and incineration. Click here to view the

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WasteWise Update: Remanufactured products: Good as new

Author: EPA The guideline introduces comprehensive information of remanufactured products to both consumers and manufactures. It includes steps for people to ensure the quality for remanufactured products meets their need. Moreover, three examples of successful remanufactured products from different industries

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WasteWise update: building for the future

Author: EPA You can make your organization’s buildings greener by improving their energy and water efficiency, employing renewable sources of energy, improving indoor air quality, and using materials more efficiently. This issue of the WasteWise Update looks primarily at the

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Decision-makers guide to solid waste management

Author: EPA This report presents problems and possible solutions to waste management issues for policymakers. It introduces the concept of integrated waste management by providing an overview of major municipal waste issues while also highlighting program options and listing criteria

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