Waste Management -- Recycling and Composting
Environmental Protection Agency Office of Solid Waste & Emergency Response factsheet discusses benefits of leaving grass clippings on the lawn and provides contacts for further information.
Environmental Protection Agency Solid Waste & Emergency Response booklet concerning environmental and economic benefits of recycling and market development for recycled products.
Classroom resources on waste management for grades K-12 and for teachers. The resources below include general information about waste generation and management. Basic waste reduction tips are also...
The EPA's extensive waste and recycling resources for K-12 teachers.
This is a seven-part Web site on waste management that outlines many practical steps to reduce the amount and toxicity of garbage.
Read the book online by chapters (10), or download the 3rd Ed.
Two tables taken from the report Too good to throw away showing energy savings and CO2 impact from recycling and the recover rates of materials found in the U.S. waste stream.
Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 Hazardous Waste Management Division Solid Waste Section booklet describes setting up a recycling program. Provides examples of recycling manufacturing...
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