States Close the Loop: A Survey of Recycled Content Laws and Other Market Development Strategies

Are state recycled content laws effective? This report provides a comprehensive analysis of state recycled content laws, and documents the experiences of states that have enacted such laws. A collaborative project of the National Environmental Law Center, Californians Against Waste … Read More

Co-Collection of Recyclables and Mixed Waste: Problems and Opportunities

Date: 1 Jan 1992 | posted in: waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Co-collection—the one-stop, one-vehicle gathering of recyclables and refuse—is gaining interest in the recycling arena. This report documents the operations of 14 co-collection systems that pick up mixed waste and source-separated recyclables. It describes set-out and collection methods, materials targeted, recovery … Read More

Recycling and Economic Development in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. could be saving money and creating more jobs through its recycling program. This report compares the District of Columbia’s 1991 expenditures for solid waste disposal to projected expenditures for an aggressive recycling program/economic development strategy. The study offers … Read More

Beyond 40 Percent: Record-Setting Recycling and Composting Programs

Date: 1 Apr 1990 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The recovery of more than 40 percent of municipal solid waste is now a reality. This report establishes materials recovery as a cost-effective, primary waste management strategy. The operating experiences of 17 communities—urban, suburban, and rural—are extensively documented. The book … Read More

Self Reliance Newsletter Archive 1976 – 1982

Date: 4 Dec 1982 | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Back when ILSR was just getting started, the staff put out a newsletter called “Self-Reliance” that addressed sustainability and economic development issues across a variety of sectors.   We’ve scanned them in and present the complete archive here. Enjoy. Self-Reliance Newsletter … Read More

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