Major Waste Types by Weight in the United States (1985)

Source: US Congress, OTA-BP-82


Note: A large fraction of the totalweight in the industrialcategories iswater. Dry weight of industrial wastescan be as low as 10% of thetotal.


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Published July 13, 2000; WTEC Workshop on Environmentally Benign Manufacturing (EBM) Technologies