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 a concrete plan that would save the District millions of dollars.

by Neil Seldman, Roland Samimy, and David Morris

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