Reuse Operations: Community Development Through Redistribution of Used Goods

This text surveys 67 reuse operations. The report covers materials targeted; warehouse, brokering, and listing services; warehouse and truck parameters; and employment practices. It also addresses financing reuse enterprises. by Michael Lewis, Russell Clark, Jeffrey Vandall, and Neil Seldman ISBN 0-917582-95-0, LC 95-31168 Download PDF File (13.3 MB)

Expanding Scrap-based Manufacturing through the Community Joint-Venture Process

This booklet provides information to help community economic development organizations create jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for their constituents through recycling. It focuses on using public-private joint ventures to attract and expand scrap-based manufacturing. by Neil Seldman and Tom Martin Download PDF File (3.99 MB)

Waste Prevention, Recycling, and Composting Options: Lessons from 30 U.S. Communities

Date: 1 Jan 1994 | posted in: Composting, waste - composting, waste - recycling, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This report is a summary and analysis of the research conducted in In-Depth Studies of Recycling and Composting Programs: Designs, Costs, and Results. It looks at the operating experiences of 30 communities ranging from rural towns of 2,000 to cities of two million. It also offers nuts-and-bolts advice to communities wanting to strengthen their own programs. … Read More

Recycling Economic Development Through Scrap-Based Manufacturing

This report documents manufacturer use of scrap materials and associated jobs and value added. It lays out strategies for keeping these benefits in the community and establishing scrap-based industries. An excellent primer for those interested in recycling-based economic development. by Michael Lewis ISBN 0-917582-97-7, LC 94-5188 Download PDF File (3.85 MB)

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