Vocabulary Catalog List Detail - Measuring Recycling Guidance Glossary

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Long Name
Measuring Recycling: A Guidance for State and Local Governments Glossary
Terminology Services ID
Recycling - State and Local
Description
Standard definitions for terms used in recycling management. These terms and definitions are from the EPA report titled "Measuring Recycling: A Guide for State and Local Governments" (EPA530-R-97-011).
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Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response/Office of Solid Waste
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Abatement Debris
Agricultural Waste
Aluminum Cans
Backyard Composting
Broad Categories
Broker
Brush and Branches
Bulky Waste
Buy-Back Center
Collector
Combustion Ash
Commercial Waste
Commingled Recyclables
Composting Facilities
Computer Paper/Printout
Construction and Demolition Debris
Consumer Price Index
Contaminated Soil
Crumb Rubber
Disposal Facilities
Drop-Off Center
End User
Exports
Ferrous Metals
Food Processing Waste
Food Scraps
Generators
Glass Beneficiation Plant
Glass Containers
Grass
Grasscycling
Gross Sales Receipts
Hauler
High Density Polyethylene
Household Hazardous Waste
Imports
Incinerator
Industrial Process Waste
Industrial Sludge
Industrial Waste
Institutional Waste
Large Appliances
Large Generator
Lead-Acid Batteries
Leakage
Leaves
Low Density Polyethylene
Major (Large) Appliances
Material Recovery Facility
Medical Waste
Mill-Ready Cullet
Mining Waste
Minor Appliances
Mixed Glass
Mixed Metals
Mixed Municipal Solid Waste
Mixed Paper
Mixed Plastic
Mulching
Municipal Sludge
Municipal Solid Waste
Natural Disaster Debris
Nonferrous Metals
Nonhazardous Industrial Process Waste
Office Paper
Oil and Gas Waste
Old Corrugated Containers
Old Magazines
Old Newspaper
Other Ferrous Metals
Other Glass
Other Nonferrous Metals
Other Paper
Other Plastic
Other Recyclables
Other Solid Waste
Other Wood
Overissue Publications (Overissues)
Overissues
Pallet
Paper
Paper Processor
Plastic
Plastic Processor
Plastics Handler
Plastics Reclaimer
Polyethylene Terephthalate
Polypropylene
Polystyrene
Polyvinyl Chloride
Postconsumer Materials/Waste
Preconsumer Materials/Waste
Print Overruns
Processors
Recovery
Recyclables
Recycling
Recycling Plant
Redemption Program
Residential Waste
Residues
Respondent
Reuse
Scrap Metal Processor
Small (Minor) Appliances
Source Reduction
Surveyor
Telephone Directories
Textiles
Tin/Steel Cans
Tire Processor
Tires
Transfer Station
Tree Stumps
Unit-Based Pricing/Pay-As-You-Throw
Used Oil
Waste Characterization Studies
Waste Generation
Waste Stream
Waste-To-Energy Facility/Combustor
White Goods
White Ledger
Wood Packaging
Yard Trimmings
Yard Trimmings Processor
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