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Characterization of municipal solid waste in the United States

Characterization of municipal solid waste in the United States

1992 update

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Published by The Agency, Available from the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, D.C.?], [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States.,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division, Office of Solid Waste.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Solid Waste. Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14692616M

    J. E. McCarthy, Recycling and reducing packaging waste: How the United States compares to other countries, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 8 () pp - CrossRef Google Scholar 4. Franklin Associates, Characterization of plastics products in municipal solid waste, Final Report, ().Cited by: 3. industrial waste (NHIW) flows in the United States. For thirty years, it has been an accepted fact that NHIW is generated at a rate of billion Mg per year, making it the largest waste flow in the country by more than an order of magnitude. However, this value was generated in , has not.

    Book Description Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial, Second Edition addresses the three main categories of wastes (hazardous, municipal, and "special" wastes) covered under federal regulation outlined in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), an established framework for managing the generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of.   Municipal solid waste landfills operating in the United States receive a large variety of materials generated by an industrialized, "throwaway" society. As a result, liquid and gas emissions (produced during the normal decomposition processes occurring within the landfill) are often contaminated with hazardous by:

    Solid Waste Technology and Management is a balanced and detailed account of all aspects of municipal solid waste management, treatment and disposal, covering both engineering and management aspects with an overarching emphasis on the life-cycle approach.5/5(1). the Waste Analysis and Characterization Study or WACS. Section 17 of the Act defi nes waste characterization as “the identifi cation of constituent materials which comprise solid waste generated and disposed of within an area. It identifi es constituent materials by volume,File Size: 1MB.


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Characterization of municipal solid waste in the United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

53 rows  Each year, EPA produces a report called Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: Fact Sheet, formerly called Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: Facts and Figures. It includes information on municipal solid waste (MSW) generation, recycling, combustion with.

Get this from a library. Characterization of municipal solid waste in the United States: update. [United States. Office of Solid Waste. Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency.

Office of Solid Waste and. Get this from a library. Characterization of municipal solid waste in the United States: update. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.; United States.

Office of Solid Waste. Municipal and Industrial Solid Waste Division.;]. The President of the United States manages the operations of the Executive branch of Government through Executive orders. Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: Update This document has been published in the Federal Register.

Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format. Municipal solid waste (MSW), commonly known as trash or garbage in the United States and rubbish in Britain, is a waste type consisting of everyday items that are discarded by the public. "Garbage" can also refer specifically to food waste, as in a garbage disposal; the two are sometimes collected the European Union, the semantic definition is 'mixed municipal waste,' given waste.

@article{osti_, title = {Power generation from waste incineration}, author = {Kolb, J. and Wilkes, K. E.}, abstractNote = {Incineration of municipal solid wastes (MSW) with heat recovery for power generation is being used increasingly in the US to reduce the volume of wastes to be landfilled.

High-temperature incineration is also beginning to be used to decontaminate sites where. Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: Facts and Figures, as well as suggested changes from the some cases, no data were found to support a.

Characterization of MWC (municipal waste combustion) ashes and leachates from MSW (municipal solid waste) landfills, monofills, and co-disposal sites. Volume 5. Characterization of municipal-waste-combustor residues. Draft report (Final). United States: N.

p., Web. GENERAL S R F Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: Update; Executive Summary Decision-Makers Guide to Solid Waste Management; Second Edition Environmental Fact Sheet: EPA Sets Degradability Standards for Plastic Ring Carriers K /SW /SW /SW Abstract.

Over the past several decades, various nongovernmental organizations such as the Asian Development Bank, United Nations, and World Bank, and international research agencies supported by various European nations have estimated that solid waste, which is generated worldwide, is estimated to be approximately billion tons per year and is expected to increase to approximately The next group of papers attempts to reach some consensus or provide some minimum requirements or recommended procedures for waste characterization.

The collection include five opinion papers submitted by the invited panelists from the United Kingdom, Brazil, Canada, Japan, and the United States. Solid waste issue: Sources, composition, disposal, recycling, and valorization Sources, composition and characterization of the solid waste.

Municipal solid waste (MSW) is one of the important challenges to the environment. The EPA estimated the amount of MSW generation in the United States with million tons in Cited by: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management: Science and Engineering presents the latest on the rapid increase in volume and types of solid and hazardous wastes that have resulted from economic growth, urbanization, and industrialization and how they have challenged national and local governments to ensure effective and sustainable management of these waste products.

iRecycle Mobile Recycling APP. Find Local Recycling Locations Fast. Search by ZIP code for ways to recycle more than different materials whether on-the-go or at home. Developed by Earth, this app helps consumers and businesses find local (United States only), convenient recycling opportunities.

*S Characterization of Products Containing Mercury in Municipal Solid Waste in the United States, to ; Executive Summary *F Donating Surplus Food to the Needy *B Electronics Reuse and Recycling Directory *F Managing Food Scraps as Animal Feed * R 94 Pay as You Throw: Lessons Learned About Unit Pricing F.

Three types of waste to which incineration is applied extensively are municipal solid waste, hazardous waste, and medical waste. Incineration of those three types is the focus of this discussion. Table presents estimates of the amounts of those wastes generated, numbers of incineration facilities, and amounts combusted in the United States.

A few centuries, or even decades ago, the solid waste generated was a small fraction of what it is today, the drivers of the generation are primarily the increased availability of energy and secondly the population growth. Waste generation is also related to urbanization and global trade.

/ In-situ measurements of MSW properties. Geotechnical Characterization, Field Measurement, and Laboratory Testing of Municipal Solid Waste - Proceedings of the International Symposium on Waste Mechanics.

GSP. (Geotechnical Special Publication; GSP).Cited by: 7. USEPA (): Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: Update. USEPA R, PB USEPA R, PB Google ScholarCited by: Pollution Control and Resource Recovery: Municipal Solid Wastes Incineration: Bottom Ash and Fly Ash explains the tools and technologies needed to characterize, stabilize, treat, recycle, or properly dispose bottom and fly ash.

The public concern for the environmental impact of MSW incineration has increased significantly over the last 20 years, forcing manufacturers to develop, and plants to. Back to Geotechnical Characterization, Field Measurement, and Laboratory Testing of Municipal Solid Waste: Developed from papers and discussions presented at the International Symposium on Waste Mechanics, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, March  The average municipal solid waste (MSW) discard rate based on the statewide studies was kg MSW person − 1 day − 1, which was within the range of two national estimates: and kg MSW person − 1 day − 1.

Dominant components in MSW discards were similar between studies.Waste characterisation (waste characterization US) is the process by which the composition of different waste streams is analysed.

Waste characterisation plays an important part in any treatment of waste which may occur. Developers of new waste technologies must take into account what exactly waste streams consist of in order to fully treat the waste.