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Full Document:
Title:WASTE REDUCTION AND RECYCLING IN THE UNITED STATES
RCRA Online Number:14635
Date:11/19/2002
To:Jamison
From:Springer
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: Handling trash is primarily the responsibility of state and local governments. EPA does not have the legal authority to require recycling or waste prevention. EPA relies on voluntary approaches to inspire recycling. Puzzled About Recycling’s Value? Look Beyond the Bin (EPA530-K-98-008) explains recycling’s benefits, including the conservation of natural resources, the decrease of greenhouse gas emissions, and the expansion of the U.S. job market. The federal government tries to buy items that are made from recycled materials.
Regulatory Citation(s) : NA EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Buy Recycled; Municipal Solid Waste; Recycling; Reducing Waste; Source Reduction; Waste Reduction
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No

 

 
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