WasteWise Helps Businesses Save Money

Tumarkin, Jeff
November 1998
World Wastes;Nov98, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p15
Trade Publication
Discusses the benefits of WasteWise program, a voluntary partnership launched by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to help businesses find practical methods for reducing municipal solid waste (MSW). Combined savings of avoided waste disposal and purchasing costs for all partners in 1997; Number of businesses and institutions involved with the program; Most popular waste prevention methods.


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