Please note that Franklin study does NOT include C&D in the totals of MSW.
At 08:40 AM 08/21/00 , Elizabeth Roe wrote:
>The figures you are seeking are available in the most recent
>"Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States" (the
>"Franklin Study"); it's available as a PDF file from the EPA web site.
>The copy I have on my desk is the 1997 update. Total generation of MSW in
>1996 was 4.3 pounds per person per day, which included discards and
>recycling. The discard rate for the same year was 3.2 pounds per person
>Several of the tables provide the information on generation of specific
>materials, several of them include a total and then separate supporting
>tables for discards and recyclables.
>You should be able to find answers to many of your questions.
>Eco Partners, Inc.
>Publishers of Trash Talk! and "One Man's/Person's Trash..."
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