4 Result(s) found

Comprehensive Analysis

Container deposits increase container recovery, reduce environmental pollution, create jobs and place the cost of recovery on those who produce and consume the containers.


Region: North America
Year of publication : 2005
Document Type: Report&Data

While the recycling's impact on jobs has been the subject of several studies in recent years, Returning to Work is the first report to take into account the vital importance of material quality, throughput quantities, processing dynamics and end-user needs to analyze the net gains in domestic jobs when beverage containers are recovered through recycling.


Region: North America
Year of publication : 2011
Document Type: Report&Data

To estimate the environmental value for curbside recycling and composting in King County, Sound Resource Management developed a comprehensive recycling and composting environmental costs and benefits valuation model. This model estimates pollution reductions across all three phases of product life cycles that are caused by diverting material discards to recycling or compositing. The model takes into account pollution emissions from collection vehicles, recyclables processing facilities, composting facilities, disposal facilities, and shipping of processed materials to end users.


Region: North America
Year of publication : 2007
Document Type: Report&Data

As a waste management consultant, rarely do I come across another consultant’s report that not only delights and excites, but compels me to promote, disseminate, and speak-out about its findings. Such was the case several months ago when Dr. Jeffery Morris of Sound Resource Management, based in the State of Washington, responded to my request for information on quantifying the benefits of using finished compost.


Year of publication : 2008
Document Type: Press