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Waste Management -- Recycling and Composting

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View Resource Internet Consumer Recycling Guide

Evergreen Industries provides links to recycling information for a large variety of materials.

http://www.obviously.COM/recycle/
View Resource Measuring Recycling: A Guide for State and Local Governments

Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste provides PDF version of the comprehensive guide for implementing a recycling measurement program.

http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/recycle/recmeas/download....
View Resource Multifamily Recycling: A Golden Opportunity for Solid Waste Reduction

The Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste report discusses effectiveness and efficiency of recycling programs for multifamily dwellings and provides strategies from successful...

http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/rrr/pubs/multi.txt
View Resource Organic Materials Management: Compost and Mulch

This California Integrated Waste Management Board website provides information regarding composting and mulching, especially helpful for the homeowner.

http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/Organics/CompostMulch/default.htm
View Resource Organic Materials Management: Home Gardening

This California site gives tips and legal information on gardening and lawn care for both the homeowner and the professional. Topics include compost, mulch, xeriscape, food scraps, worms, and erosion...

http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/Organics/Gardening/
View Resource Profiles in Garbage: Aluminum Packaging

Aluminum packaging municipal solid waste (MSW) facts.

http://wasteage.com/mag/waste_profiles_garbage_aluminum/
View Resource Puzzled About Recycling's Value? Look Beyond the Bin

Environmental Protection Agency Solid Waste & Emergency Response report discusses the many benefits of recycling including cost savings, reduction of landfill, incineration, greenhouse gasses and...

http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/downloads/benefits.pdf
View Resource Recycle: You Can Make a Ton of Difference

This Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste pamphlet discusses the need to recycle, what materials can be recycled and recycling collection. Suggests smart shopping tips and how to...

http://www.epa.gov/osw/wycd/downloads/recy-ton.pdf
View Resource RecycleMania

RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over a 10-week period,...

http://www.recyclemaniacs.org/Index.htm
View Resource Recycling

Information on a combination of solutions for managing waste with details on the recycling steps, collection and processing, manufacturing, and purchasing of recycled products.

http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/rrr/recycle.htm
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