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Recycling and Economic Development in Washington, D.C.

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Jan 1, 1991 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

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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