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From: Fred Friedman (FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV)
Date: Wed Dec 04 1996 - 09:51:00 EST


Date: Wed, 4 Dec 96 14:51 WET
From: FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV (Fred Friedman)
Subject: Re: Recycling rates (Curt Jowdy)

December 4, 1996

Dear Curt Jowdy,

Recovery rates in thousands of tons and percent:

1960 5,560 (thousand tons) 6.3%
1970 7,970 6.5%
1980 14,390 9.4%
1990 32,890 16.7%
1992 35,450 20.4%
1994 41,840 23.6%

Source: Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: 1995 Update (3/96) by Franklin Associates for US EPA)



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