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[GreenYes] Re: Value of garbage contracts in the US


Ah, reporters. If you Google ³waste industry revenues² you find plenty of
info...for 2001, revenues were estimated at around $40 billion...I imagine
for 2005 you¹re looking at closer to $50 billion. I believe these figures
are broken out pretty well by NWIA.

Try
<">http://wastec.isproductions.net/webmodules/webarticles/anmviewer.asp?a=48
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<http://wastec.isproductions.net/webmodules/webarticles/anmviewer.asp?a=482>

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on 12/27/05 5:17 PM, Ann Schneider at schneiderann@no.address wrote:

>
> This reporter is looking for a figure on how many billions of dollars the
> garbage industry makes. I think it might help her if the figures are
> broken down by state and by garbage/recycling.
>
> If you have this information or can point her to some websites, please
> send the response to her email address.
>
> She is on deadline for an issue going to press the end of this week (Dec.
> 30)
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ann Schneider
> Sierra Club, Loma Prieta Zero Waste Committee
> Mtn. View, CA
>
>
> --------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Vrinda Normand" <vrinda@no.address>
> To: schneiderann@no.address
> Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 17:29:20 -0800
> Subject: garbage money
> Message-ID: <fc.000f4bd400ed46ea000f4bd400ed46ea.ed46eb@no.address>
>
> Hi Ann,
>
> How many billions of dollars a year does the garbage industry make? Do
> you know where I can find this figure?
>
> Thanks,
> Vrinda Normand
> Silicon Valley Metro Newspaper
> 408-200-1349
>



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