Published on the Packaging World Web site
| July 31, 1997
U.S. RECYCLING RATE LEVELS OFF
The nation's 1996 municipal solid waste (MSW) recycling rate of 27.3% represented an increase of only about one percent over the 1995 rate, according to The Waste Policy Center in Leesburg, VA.
This statistic and others are available from the organization's recently released Trash Facts IV pocket booklet. Phone 410/889-7800 for more information.
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