Using a hypothetical American city of one million people, this groundbreaking study on value added to discarded material presents a detailed forecast of the costs and benefits of recycling. Four common material commodities found in a city’s waste stream are analyzed to determine their ability to maximize value added to the city’s economy, and how each can satisfy a portion of the city’s material needs.
by Caroline Rennie and Alair MacLean
ISBN 0-917582-37-3, LC 89-11209
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