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Environmental, economic and energy impacts of material recovery facilities

Environmental, economic and energy impacts of material recovery facilities

a MITE program evaluation

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Published by National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Salvage (Waste, etc.) -- United States -- Case studies,
  • Resource recovery facilities -- United States -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMITE program evaluation
    Statementby Roy F. Weston, Inc. and the Solid Waste Association of North America ; prepared for Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, [and] U.S. Department of Energy
    ContributionsRoy F. Weston, inc, Solid Waste Association of North America, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development, United States. Dept. of Energy, National Risk Management Research Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxix, 190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14459726M
    OCLC/WorldCa34758924

    In , combustion in low-efficiency combustors without energy recovery or advanced pollution-control technology burned 31% of the municipal solid waste generated. In , incineration was down to 9%. However, because of increased emphasis on waste-to-energy conversion, by , incineration had increased to 16% of total waste generation. Based on their findings, the authors recommend research and development to reduce recycling costs and environmental impacts, while maximizing material recovery. They suggest focusing on high-value.

      Recycling, which includes reuse of some products, recovery of materials (metals, paper, some plastics, glass), anaerobic digestion, and aerobic composting of biogenic organics, such as food and “yard” (grass, leaves, branches).This is the subject of the essays in the first part of this volume. Post-recycling wastes are those remaining after all possible recycling has been done. We can assess your energy consumption and help develop strategies to reduce energy use. We can also design-build an energy system that helps power your store, or a fleet of vehicles, with biogas. Click on the links below to see how SCS Engineers helps retailers manage their environmental impacts and meet environmental goals through the.

    It is a residential facility for developmentally disabled children and adults, and the medical staff has a keen interest in the impact of the environment on developmental disabilities. The Dollard Health Center construction strategies included high-reflectance roofing, reliance on local and regional recycled-content low-emitting materials, and. Challenges and Opportunities • Cities with increase in economic activities -enormous levels of waste including hazardous and toxic wastes • Changing lifestyles -composition of waste is also changing • A growing realization of the negative impacts that wastes on environment, land, human health, climate and so on • Complexity, costs and coordination of waste management has.


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This report documents an evaluation of the environmental, economic, and energy impacts of material recovery facilities (MRFS) conducted under the Municipal Solid Waste Innovative Technology Evaluation (MITE) Program. he MITE Program is sponsored by the U.S.

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Environmental, economic and energy impacts of material recovery facilities: a MITE program evaluation. [Lynnann Hitchens; Philip B Shepherd; National Risk Management Research Laboratory (U.S.); United States.

Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.; United States. Department of Energy.; Roy F. Weston, inc.; Solid Waste Association. Documents an evaluation of the environmental, economic, & energy impacts of material recovery facilities conducted under the Municipal Solid Waste Innovative Technology Evaluation (MITE) Program.

The primary objective of the evaluation was to understand the effects of material recovery facilities operations on public health & the environment.

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