TITLE

MOVING TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY, PART I

AUTHOR(S)
Apotheker, Steve
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Resource Recycling;Jan2010, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the vital role of recycling in mitigating the rise of carbon footprint in the U.S. The author mentions that despite the country's recycling efforts, emission footprint continues to rise, but he still believes that the federal government can still reduce carbon waste by restoring the nation's recycling credibility. To achieve its recycling goal, he suggests to change ones sustainability model and to increase the supply of recyclable materials.
ACCESSION #
47795068

 

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