Waste Age and Recycling Times

Waste Age and Recycling Times

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This definitive Handbook, authored by the publishing division of the leading and the largest association in the field of waste management, provides information on virtually every aspect of recycling. The chapters, written by leading international authorities, cover such topics as collection of recyclables, recycling costs, safety in recycling facilities, available technology for collection and processing of waste products, and profitability of waste products. Introductory material in the form of qwaste profilesq is included at the beginning of the Handbook, providing an excellent general reference on all of the various recyclables, from newspapers to batteries. The Handbook also covers legislative issues related to recycling, including legislation in Germany, France, Britain, and Canada, and how these overseas regulations affect recycling in the United States.The average weight of a glass bottle is one-half pound. Volume: Glass containers comprised 1.5% of landfilled MSW by volume in 1993. Whole glass containers have a density of 156 pounds per cubic yard. Crushed glass can have a densityanbsp;...

Title:Waste Age and Recycling Times
Author:John T. Aquino
Publisher:CRC Press - 1995-07-25


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