Waste Generation

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From Park and Labys, 1998; data from 1990


The US, EU, and Japan are by far the world's biggest producersof solid waste, with the US at about 14 times that of Japan and the EUcombined


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