|GRN Recycle Talk FAQ
Date: Wed, 27 May 98 11:07 WET DST From: FRIEDMAN.FRED@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV (Fred Friedman) Subject: Re: Methods of Recycling Various Materials (Liz)
May 27, 1998
Each substance which you mention has at least two trade associations which can in their published literature, extensively describe methods for recycling.
American Paper Institute
American Newspaper Publishers Assn.
Council on Plastics and Packaging in the Environment
Plastics Institute of America
Steel Can Recycling Institute
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
For Water contact the National Small Flows Clearinghouse at the West Virginia State U, Morgantown, WV
No book will be comprehensive, but here are 3 which are almost comprehensive with not as great detail as needed:
Recycling Sourcebook by Thomas J. Cichonski and Karen Hill, eds. (Gale Research)
Waste Age/Recycling Times' Recycling Handbook ed by John T. Aquino (Lewis Publishers)
Decision-Maker's Guide to Solid Waste Management, 2nd ed., by US EPA Office of Solid Waste, EPA 530-R-95-023, August, 1995. Available from the RCRA Hotline (800-424-9346).
If what you are really looking for is a complete description of various processes , treatments needed to use various technology, there is another literature which you will have to find by using a technical library at a university of technology.
- Research Library for RCRA