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Waste reduction and resource recovery activities

Laurence B McEwen

Waste reduction and resource recovery activities

nationwide survey

by Laurence B McEwen

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.),
  • Salvage (Waste, etc.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Laurence B. McEwen, Jr
    SeriesSolid waste management ; SW-142
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 78 p. ;
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14887306M

    The Solid Waste Authority plan was developed to comply with the planning and resource recovery elements of Chapter Florida Statues and Chapter (now ) Florida implementing and quantifying source reduction activities for large scale ISWM systems 's in response to legislative mandates for recycling and waste reduction. • source reduction (increased resource efficiency/minimize raw material measures that encourage energy recovery from waste, restrict choice for ultimate waste disposal, waste prevention / Selected World Trends on Human activities – Resource Extraction % change, billion tonne s 70 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 80

    Impacts include: 1) the formation of a knowledge network to exchange ideas, learn from each other, and engage and mobilize around the issue, 2) based on the conference, a book is currently being organized with the title "The Last Food Mile: Food Loss and Waste and Its Reduction, Recovery, and Recycling in the United States - A Status. Waste Minimization is a term found in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) that refers to source reduction and environmentally sound recycling of RCRA hazardous waste. Pollution Prevention is a term found in the Pollution Prevention Act of that refers to source reduction of all toxic wastes, including those released to air.

    The food waste warrior toolkit provides lessons, activities and resources to share how what we eat and what we throw away impacts our planet by creating a classroom in the cafeteria. Check out our latest work in schools across the US measuring waste, including recommendations for teachers and staff. WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data Safe management of wastes from health-care activities / edited by Y. Chartier et al. – 2nd ed. l waste. management. l waste disposal – methods. management. ok.


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