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US EPA Full report on MSW trends for 2016 and 2017
US EPA Report analyzing MSW trends 2017
Data from four seasonal sorting events between 2007 and 2008 at 8 landfill or transfer station facilities in Nebraska.
Recommendations and suggestions related to diversion program measurement and evaluation.
PowerPoint from a 2017 webinar on principles and goals behind MSW measurment
PowerPoint presentation from 2018 Nebraska SWANA Conference by Lisa Skumatz, Skumatz Economic Research Associates, Inc.
Description and link for the MMP
Guidance on establishing consistent methods for measuring and evaluating a program, making decisions, standardizing terminology, reducing waste being landfilled, and more.
Statewide recycling study report.
A worksheet to calculate current volumes in relationship to container size
A report on a limited (one-day) field sampling event to identify waste stream characteristics for a basic understanding of the composition of wastes.