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Document Record Detail

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RCRA Online Number:14607
Organization of Recipient:NA
Description: EPA promotes a hierarchy of waste management options that includes waste prevention, followed by recycling, and finally disposal. EPA does not have the authority to require plastic collection and recycling. Plastics are difficult to recycle. States have attempted to improve the plastics recycling rate in a variety of ways. EPA focuses its efforts on creating better markets, improving collection efficiencies, and working with industry to improve the recyclability of the materials. The Jobs Through Recycling (JTR) program concentrates on improving the marketplace for recyclables.
Regulatory Citation(s) : NA EXIT disclaimer
Statutory Citation(s):NA Read US Code 42, Chapter 82 EXIT disclaimer
Topic(s):Jobs Through Recycling Program; Municipal Solid Waste; Recycling
Approximate Number of Hardcopy Pages:2
EPA Publication Number:NA
RPPC Number (if applicable): NA
Official OSW Policy:No


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