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Solid waste reduction and recycling

Solid waste reduction and recycling

a handbook of strategies employed by businesses in Washington State

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Published by Office of Waste Reduction, Washington State Dept. of Ecology, Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program in [Olympia, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Washington (State) -- Cost effectiveness.,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Economic aspects -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by League of Women Voters of Washington.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Solid and Hazardous Waste Program., League of Women Voters of Washington.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17776753M

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    Part I of the book provides fundamentals and context on waste hierarchy, including waste prevention, reduction and reuse, waste collection itself, and steps such as preparation for recycling, recycling, treatment, and landfilling. Background in environmental, social, and economic concerns surrounding waste collection is also provided here. Waste Reduction Guide The annual Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Guide was distributed in the Daily Hampshire Gazette and the Amherst Bulletin in Spring The Guide will help you reduce your trash, reuse valuable items and recycle everything you can here in the Pioneer Valley.


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Book Description. Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, Second Edition, provides best-practice guidance to solid waste managers and recycling book covers all aspects of solid waste processing, volume reduction, and recycling, encompassing typical recyclable materials (paper, plastics, cans, and organics), construction and demolition debris, electronics, and more.

Recycling & Waste Reduction Lessons/Activities Page Content All lesson plans are in PDF format (unless otherwise noted) and have been reviewed and field tested in formal school classroom settings. Solid Waste Reduction Services.

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