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RCRA Online Number:50726
Title:Getting More for Less: Improving Collection Efficiency
Document Date:11/01/1999
Description:Summarizes information presented to participants at a series of national workshops on collection efficiency. Defines collection efficiency as picking up more solid waste or recyclables using fewer trucks or fewer people or less time. Focuses on four specific cost-cutting strategies: changing collection frequency, improving routing, automating collection, and implementing dual collection. Outlines steps for designing changes to a collection system. Includes resources.
Topics:Recycling , Municipal Solid Waste
Policy Directive Number:
EPA Publication Number:530-R-99-038
NTIS Number:NA
GPO Number:
Non-Regulatory Guidance:No


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