approximately 1,200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
TD794.5 .M397 2000
Formatted Contents Note
Section I: The basics of recycling. Recycling overview and growth / Joseph A. Ruiz, Jr. Legislative policies and evaluations / Michelle Raymond Characterization of waste streams / David S. Cerrato Setting recycling goals and priorities / J. Frank Bernheisel Separation and collection systems / Abbie (Page) McMillen ; with a special section on Volume- and weight-based collection rates by Lisa A. Skumatz Processing facilities for recyclable materials / Thomas M. Kaczmarski, William P. Moore, and John D. Booth Market development: problems and solutions / Gregg D. Sutherland Financial planning and program development / Robert Hauser, Jr. The psychology of recycling / Penny McCornack Section II: Recycling materials. Electronic devices / Joseph C. Yob, Jr. Paper / Tom Friberg, Lisa Max, and Lynn M. Thompson Aluminum cans / Durene M. Ayer Glass beverage bottles / Tammy L. Hayes, Anthony Lame, and Richard Lehman Plastics / Tim Buwalda Steel recycling / Gregory L. Crawford Carpeting / Lynn Preston Textiles / Bernard Brill Tires / Michael Blumenthal Batteries / Ann Patchak Adams Construction and demolition debris / Edward L. von Stein Household hazardous wastes / Buff Winn Mercury-containing devices and lamps / Raymond P. Jackman and John L. Price Section III: Recycling facilities and equipment. Transfer stations / R. Christian Brockway Materials recovery facilities / Thomas D. Knox and R. Christian Brockway Integrating recycling with landfills and incinerators / Ernest H. Ruckert, III Processing yard waste / Richard J. Hlavka Collection vehicles and equipment / Bob Graham Processing equipment / Kenneth Ely, Jr. Section IV: Recycling operations. Recycling program planning and implementation / Thomas A. Jones, Jr., and Karen Lukens Public awareness programs / Joseph C. Barbagallo Training personnel and managers / Betty Muise Recycling program considerations, decisions, and procedures / Barbara J. Stevens Data collection, cost control, and the role of computers in the recycling industry / Daniel E. Strobridge, Frank G. Gerlock, and Richard Hlavka Quality control monitoring for recyclable materials / Steven A. Katz and Scott W. Spring Recycling at large commercial facilities / Cyndie Eckman Section V: Case histories. Case histories / Lisa Wagner Haley, Kevin McCarthy, and David C. Sturtevant Section VI: Recycling in other countries. Recycling in other countries / Herbert F. Lund, editor in chief Appendix A: Recycling information and sources / Terry Grogan and Herbert F. Lund Appendix B: Glossary / Herbert F. Lund and Belle Lund Appendix C: Abbreviations.