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Cutting the Waste Stream in Half: Community Record-Setters Show How

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Jan 1, 1999 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

This report and fact sheet packet of the same title feature 18 cities and counties recovering 40 to 65% of their residential waste. They profile each community’s program, drivers for waste reduction levels, materials accepted, set-out and collection methods, and equipment and operating costs. The fact sheet packet summarizes and complements the full report. Essential reading on cost-effective recycling.

by Brenda Platt and Kelly Lease
171-page report, EPA-530-R-99-013 – Download PDF File (1.36 MB)
fact sheet packet , EPA-530-F-99-017 – Download PDF File (1.27 MB)

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