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Waste is a general term that can refer to the different materials it is made of or the sources it is produced from. The most common classification is per type of material - plastic, paper, glass, metal, organic etc-  or per type of source - municipal, industrial, hospital, agricultural etc.

The WastePortal offers you the opportunity to find information on waste using any of the two classifications.

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e-Waste Recycling USA

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
  e-Cycling Central is a search engine that can help you locate per USA state the reuse, recycling, and donation programs. The site provides extra links for recycling batteries or mercury-containing lamp.

e-Waste EUROPA Legislation Summary

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
  The specific weblink will provide you a summarised view of all e-Waste related legislation that stems from the European Union.

e-Waste Environmental Impacts

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
  The World Resources Institute has published a review on e-Waste under the title: ''TOXIC TRADE: The Real Cost Of Electronic Waste Exports from the United States.''

e-Waste Materials' Environmental Impacts

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
  Recycling for Charities has published a list with the majority of environmental impacts caused by the individual types of materials, that are included in the electronic devices that end up as waste.

Methods for Sampling and Testing Recovered Paper

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Clean Washington Center has put together a set of methods for sampling and resting recovered paper, everything from estimating water moisture to classification of fibre length.

SustainPack: All about Recycling and Waste Paper

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The link provides valuable information on paper recycling.

Waste Paper Composite Index

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Composite Index is derived from current spot market prices originating from the Inter-Continental Paper Exchange (IPE).

Plastic Resin Prices

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The plastics today website provides day-to-day information on prices of plastics of all most commonly traded resins. Prices of plastic resins can also be found on The Plastics Exchange website: www.theplasticsexchange.com

LetsRecycle.com Prices for Recovered Materials

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
Letsrecycle provides accurate and up-to-date information on UK prices of recovered materials, in particular plastic, paper, organics, glass, wood, textiles and metals.

Innovative Use of Plastics

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
The online magazine of plastics, the mag presents all innovative uses of plastic, from industrial to artistic applications.