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Greenhouse Gases and Waste Management Options

Author: Friends of the Earth, Jan. 2000 Enough municipal waste is produced each year in England and Wales to cover ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Building Code Provisions for Storage, Management and Setout of Waste

Author: Zero Waste Design This is a proposal of NYC’s Green Codes Task Force, released in 2010 and made law ...
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Seattle Solid Waste Recycling, Waste Reduction, and Facilities Opportunities

Author: URS Corporation A study report evaluated both new strategies and existing programs within Seattle Solid Waste Comprehensive Plan under ...
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Solid Waste Management Plan (2011 Revision)

Author: Seattle gov. This website contains the Solid Waste Management Plan proposed by the Seattle government in 2011. The plan ...
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Managing and Transforming Waste Streams – A Tool for Communities

Author: EPA This article has a collective definition of zero waste from different communities in the United States. It also ...
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State of the United States Circular Economy

Author: Circular CoLab The State of the Circular Economy in America delivers the first United States focused scan of the ...
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ZERO WASTE POLICY: FOOD AND CATERING SERVICES

Author: ILSR A proposed policy in the Town of Markham. The proposal aims to promote, model and facilitate Zero Waste ...
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Disposal Bans and Mandatory Recycling in the United States

Author: Northeast Recycling Council A state-by-state of all disposal bans and mandatory recycling requirements, updated in 2017. Click here to ...
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Northeast States’ Definitions of Compostable & Recyclable

Author: Northeast Recycling Council Northeast States' Definitions of Compostable & Recyclable - published 2018. Includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, ...
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Funding Opportunities For Organics & Compost Related Businesses From State & Federal Agencies In The Northeast States

Author: Northeast Recycling Council This document provides state-by-state information for the 11-states in the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) region—Connecticut, Delaware, ...
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2014 Generator-Based Characterization of Commercial Sector Disposal and Diversion in California

Author: SERA, Skumatz Economic Research Associates, INC. Solid Waste Characterization from California of Commercial Generators by business type. Contains descriptions ...
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The Untapped Job Potential of Indiana’s Recycling Industry

Author: Indiana Recycling Coalition Study of jobs & economic development potential in Indiana within the Recycling Industry. Commissioned by the ...
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Best Practices for Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling Construction and Demolition Materials

Author: United States Environmental Protection Agency This EPA webpage is a guide for builders, construction teams and design practitioners to ...
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The Next Step in the No Waste Strategy

Author: Zero Waste New York The No Waste by 2010, Waste Management Strategy for Canberra was released in December 1996 ...
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Benefits of Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling in the United States

Author: Construction and Demolition Recycling Association This PDF is an overview of construction and demolition (C&D) recycling in the United ...
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Course – Build Your Organics Management Vision

Author: The Organic Stream This course provides an overview of organic material management for anyone interested in organic waste. Starting ...
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Colorado Food Waste Composting Guide

Author: University of Colorado Recycling Services This Planning Guide was created to help advance food waste composting in Colorado. It ...
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