Managing America's Solid Waste

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


Solid waste management has changed in important ways during the past 30 years. Across the nation, modern, well-designed landfills and waste-to-energy plants have replaced open dumps and polluting incinerators. Recycling has become an integral part of solid waste management in most communities. The nation as a whole is committed to safer, more environmentally responsible management of solid waste.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages172
StatePublished - 1998

Bibliographical note

Work performed by J.A. Phillips & Associates, Boulder, Colorado

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-570-25035


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