Waste in a Land of Plenty – Solid Waste Generation and Management in the US

Waste Management World, ISWA (www.iswa.org), September-October 2004 Issue
By Nickolas J. Themelis and Scott M. Kaufman
The US generates the highest amount of waste per person in the world and continues to rely on landfilling at the expense of recycling and waste-to-energy, according to the latest in an annual series of national surveys on municipal solid waste generation and management.

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