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Measuring Waste Generation and Recovery in Washington Methodology 2017 and Beyond

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21-07-025July 2021
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Author(s) Newman, Gretchen
Description TThis document provides background and methodology for Washington Department of Ecology Solid Waste Management waste generation, recycling, and recovery metrics from 2017 and beyond, and clarifies how materials, generator sectors and processing methods are counted, and provides rationale for counting decisions.
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Keywords material recovery, Solid Waste Management, Landfill Diversion, Methodology, MSW Recycling, Recovery Rate, Solid Waste Metrics, Measuring Solid Waste
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