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Title: Recovery of paper and wood for recycling : actual and potential

Author: Ince, P. J.; McKeever, D. B.;

Date: 1995

Source: (General technical report FPL ; GTR-88):11 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Quantities of paper and wood recovered annually for recycling were estimated for all principal commercial uses in the United States, based on material consumption and end-use data. Principal categories of commercial uses were identified and relative quantities were compared. Some innovative or novel commercial product developments were identified. The potential for additional recovery from municipal solid waste, construction and demolition debris, primary timber processing residues, and other sources was also identified.

Keywords: Recycling, Paper, Waste paper, Waste wood, Recycled wood, Recovery

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Ince, P. J.; McKeever, D. B. 1995. Recovery of paper and wood for recycling : actual and potential. (General technical report FPL ; GTR-88):11 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.


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