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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Recycling and Composting

Title:
Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Recycling and Composting

Abstract:
This report is intended to help governments and other organizations make informed and strategic decisions about how to direct their limited resources toward end-of-life management of materials that provides the most significant impact on life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions. The report also provides rationale, from a climate action, economic and pollution prevention perspective, for local jurisdictions to adopt and implement recycling and composting initiatives in their communities.

URL:
https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPDF.cgi/P100AWCJ.PDF?Dockey=P100AWCJ.PDF

Source:
U.S. EPA

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
May 2011

Associated Sectors:

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).

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