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Starting a Recycling Business

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The guide provides information on how to start a recycling business in California. The guide provides valuable information on the following topics: Understanding the Market Fulfilling State and Local Requirements Planning the Business...

Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Picking

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
IPES Promoción del Desarrollo Sastenible, in Peru has published a health and safety guide addressing waste pickers and generally waste related professions. The guide is very well illustrated and provides useful and reader-friendly information...

Recycling Plastics: Starting a Business

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
Practical Action has published a technical brief on plastics and recycling. The brief provides information on What are plastics? Why recycle plastics? Types of plastics Understanding your plastic recycling business Collection of...

Scrap Crash! What the crash in prices of scrap means for wastepickers and other recyclers

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
This report is based on a study of 103 waste recyclers. It shows that the sector has been impacted by the crash in prices of scrap in 2009. The report is available on line and for free.

Construction and Demolition Waste by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The US EPA provides online many useful information and resources for construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Among others  a wide range of C&D materials reduction techniques, such as reduce, reuse, recycle, and rebuy are described.

Hazardous Waste- Resource Recovery: Existing Practices

posted on 8 October 2010 by Anonymous
This document describes how hazardous wastes are recovered and reprocessed by informal small-scale enterprises. It is intended primarily for non-governmental organizations that support small entrepreneurs in the improvement of economic, environmental...

Solid Waste Management in Nepal

posted on 15 October 2010 by ihaenen
This paper, produced by Water Aid, provides an overview of a range of waste management related themes for the case of Nepal. The report presents information on the following topics: Integrated Solid Waste Management Waste Collection...

Waste Paper Recycle Network

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
For current prices for different grades of paper. 

Waste Maps and Graphics

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
GRID-Arendal, the collaborating centre of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), publishes illustrations on various aspects of waste. The illustrations have primarily been prepared in cooperation with the Basel Convention...

Recycling Guide for Citizens

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
The recycling guide provides useful information for non experts on waste recycling. The guide includes information on: Recycling at Home The Importance of Recycling How materials are recycled Where you can recycle Recycling Activities...