Generation and disposition of municipal solid waste (MSW) in the United States : a national survey
Topic:SOLID WASTE--ANNUAL REPORTS
Publisher/Date:New York, N.Y. : Columbia University. Earth Engineering Center, 2014
Note:January 3 - 2014,In 2002-2010 - the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University conducted a biannual survey on Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Generation and Disposition in the U.S. - in collaboration with Ms. Nora Goldstein of BioCycle journal…
Summary:The objective of this research study was to conduct a national survey of MSW generation and disposition, by compiling and analyzing waste management data provided by the waste management agencies of the fifty states of the Union. Furthermore, the study examined the national trend of waste generation and management since the beginning of this century and explored options for improved data collection and waste management at the state and national levels.