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Intro to Recycling Course

Author: Northern California Recycling Association, 2005. Gary Liss, Instructor NCRA offers this course to help train people who would like a quick overview of recycling by presenting an inexpensive three-day course at a convenient location. Click here to view the

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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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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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Primer for Producer Responsibility

Author: Producer Responsibility Meeting This primer provides definitions pertaining to products and producer responsibility. In this primer, the Product Stewardship Institute offers information on the following products: Carpet, Electronics, Fluorescent Lighting, Gas Cylinders, Medical sharps, Mercury products, Paint, Pesticides, Pharmaceuticals, Phone books, Radioactive devices, Thermostats, and Tires. Click here to view the document:

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Beyond Recycling: Composting

Author: Center for competitive waste industry 110 page consultant report to the US EPA, Region 9.  Examined data from 120 US and Canadian residential composting programs. Click here to view the document: Beyond Recycling: Composting

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