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In My Opinion: Circular economy metrics that matter most

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data analysisThe United States has seen a dramatic shift in waste practices over the past several years. While landfills are still the most common destination for waste, individuals and organizations are actively seeking out sustainable alternatives. Traditional recycling facilities have been joined by additional environmental solutions such as composters, e-waste processors and anaerobic digesters.

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Data corner: MRFs by the numbers

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The experts at Government Advisory Associates maintain a comprehensive database of U.S. materials recovery facilities. The statistics below come from that firm’s ongoing research.

July 2018 Data Corner

This article originally appeared in the July 2018 issue of Resource Recycling. Subscribe today for access to all print content.

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