EPA's Solid Waste Data Demonstrates America's Evolving Waste Stream

March 2014
Solid Waste Report;3/14/2014, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p1
The article offers an overview of a report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on municipal waste generation and recycling rates which shows a continual decline in per capita waste generation and an evolving waste stream. Comment from National Waste and Recycling Association President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sharon H. Kneiss on packaging recycling is stated. Other findings in the report regarding population growth, waste disposal and packaging trash are outlined.


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