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MSW in the U.S.: Facts and Figures

April 2011 - Vol. 30

Federal vs. State: Federal

Description: Each year EPA publishes a comprehensive report on the quantity, composition, and management practices of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated in the United States. The data is based on a model that tracks consumption of materials in the manufacture of consumer goods and products. Data is broken down by material (paper, glass, steel, etc.) and product (newspapers, corrugated cardboard, beverage containers, etc.) and reported in terms of amount generated, recycled, and disposed.

Contact Information:
- AAship: Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
- EPA Office/Organization: Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response/Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery,Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response/Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery
Hope Pillsbury, 703-308-7258, 703-308-8686 (FAX),
pillsbury.hope@epa.gov

Expected Release: November 2011

Comment Period: None available
Stakeholder/Public Involvement Method(s): Stakeholder or expert consultation
How to Access Draft Product: No URL Available

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