Historic Collections

Pulpwood Production in the Northeast 1970

This Annual Report is based on a canvass of all pulp mills in the Northeast that use wood-either roundwood or ...
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Waste in the World of COVID-19

At the beginning of 2020, eight states and dozens of cities had banned single-use plastic bags. Environmental activists and proponents ...
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The Aftermath of China’s Waste Ban

At the beginning of January 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment announced that it would be expanding its ...
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How The City Can Stop Worrying and Learn to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

This report was developed in response to the Fresh Kills Task Force's recommendation that each Borough President formulate proposals for ...
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NRC Policy: Recycling

Recycling is defined in different ways by different states, municipalities, and industry sectors. These differences in terminology can lead to ...
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Rational Solid Waste Management in New York

In a time of renewed budget constraints and increased pressures on our urban air quality, it is imperative that the ...
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Primer on Recycling Enforcement in NYC

A few pilot districts, starting with just newspapers in Greenwich Village, cans and bottles in others ...
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Manhattan Solid Waste Task Force 4-1-97

Discussion Draft from 1997 on waste prevention goals in Manhattan, New York ...
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Mandatory Recycling Composting

This amendment of the whole board requires all persons in San Francisco to separate recyclables, compostable and landfilled trash and ...
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