Students: Basic Facts About Waste
Learn about the amount and types of wastes produced by households, businesses, and industries. Find out how these wastes are managed to protect human health and the environment.
of Waste Terms
Contains links to commonly used environmental terms, acronyms, and abbreviations.
About Municipal Solid Waste and Recycling
Provides information and data about waste generation and recycling in the United States.
You Can Do in Your Home and Community
Learn how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle materials around your home and community. Also find some basic facts about waste including laws and regulations.
Solid Waste: Facts and Figures
Describes the type of materialspaper, glass, metals, plasticthat make up our solid waste stream, and provides information on recycling and composting treads in our country.