Approaches to Implementing Solid Waste Recycling Facilities

1st Edition

Authors: Marc J. Rogoff Marc J. Rogoff John F. Williams
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815513520
eBook ISBN: 9780815516217
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1994
Page Count: 235
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Description

This book illustrates practical approaches to recycling solutions, and will provide needed guidance to public officials and other interested parties. This book addresses both art and science aspects of recycling. Many communities are faced with difficult choices when it comes to expanding or maintaining current recycling efforts.

Readership

Public officials and others working to create or expand recycling facilities.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction 1.1 Practical Approaches to Recycling 1.2 Responding to Public Needs and Concerns 1.3 ""It's the Economics"" 1.4 Flexibility 1.5 Related Training 1.6 Career Paths 1.7 From Art to Science
  2. Calculating Maximum Recycling Potential 2.1 Point of Measurement 2.2 Relating Recycling Goals to MRP 2.3 Community Specific 2.4 Calculating Your Community's MRP
  3. Collection Approaches 3.1 Curbside Collection Alternatives 3.2 Permanent Collection Centers 3.3 Buy-Back Centers 3.4 Periodic Collection Programs 3.5 Other Solid Waste Collection Programs
  4. Processing Technologies 4.1 Recycling Program Alternatives - Processing 4.2 Mixed Waste Processing 4.4 Yard Waste Composting 4.5 Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling 4.6 Alternative Evaluation
  5. Marketing Recyclables 5.1 Market Forces 5.2 Recyclable Materials
  6. Public Education Programs 6.1 How Do People Learn 6.2 Communication Do's and Don'ts 6.3 Where Do You Begin? 6.4 The Communications Plan 6.5 Public Education Strategies 6.6 Varieties of Educational Methods 6.7 Other Sources of Public Education Information and Materials
  7. Recycling Economics 7.1 Costs of Recycling Programs 7.2 Financing Programs 7.3 Issuing and Marketing a Bond Issue
  8. Institutional Issues 8.1 Procurement 8.3 Ownership Issues 8.5 Waste Flow Considerations
  9. Case Studies The State of Del

Details

No. of pages:
235
Language:
English
Copyright:
© William Andrew 1994
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
eBook ISBN:
9780815516217
Hardcover ISBN:
9780815513520

About the Author

Marc J. Rogoff

has held a number of senior positions in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the American Public Works Association. Following on from his BS and MS at Cornell University, Marc completed a PhD at Michigan State University and an MBA at the University of Tampa. His career has embraced all aspects of solid waste management, and he has directed engineer’s feasibility reports for nearly two dozen public works projects, totaling $1.2bn in project financing. His name is well known in the field of Waste-to-Energy, where his consultancy work has covered feasibility studies on more than 50 facilities worldwide, operations assessments, and advising on key procurement decisions.

Marc J. Rogoff

has held a number of senior positions in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the American Public Works Association. Following on from his BS and MS at Cornell University, Marc completed a PhD at Michigan State University and an MBA at the University of Tampa. His career has embraced all aspects of solid waste management, and he has directed engineer’s feasibility reports for nearly two dozen public works projects, totaling $1.2bn in project financing. His name is well known in the field of Waste-to-Energy, where his consultancy work has covered feasibility studies on more than 50 facilities worldwide, operations assessments, and advising on key procurement decisions.

John F. Williams