COMMUNITY MATERIALS MANAGEMENT TOOLKITAccess reliable information and resources about how to overcome the barriers to a successful, sustainable recycling program.
This model toolkit provides rural jurisdictons with an evaluation process for the development and implementation of rural cooperative recyclig solid waste diversion programs.
The Mattress Recycling Council estimates that Americans dispose of roughly 15 to 20 million mattresses every year. The average mattress takes up 40 cubic feet, which means that one year’s worth of discarded mattresses will occupy more than 132,000 square miles of landfill space. To cut down on waste and preserve landfill space, mattress owners in the U.S. are encouraged to get rid of their old mattresses using alternative means. This guide will feature some helpful tips for donating, recycling, reselling and reusing old or used mattresses.
Report on the improvements made by New Mexico for their rural recycling programs
A comprehensive kit covering materials, collection systems, rate structures and more.
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NEWMOA guide to help local government officials in rural communities understand options for reusing and recycling furniture
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NEWMOA guide to help local government officials in rural communities understand options for reusing and recycling mattresses