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Re: metallic wastes recycling & treating


I submit that it is probably a result of more detailed and accurate
reporting rather than any actual growth in recycling. The other possibility
I think of is increased production.


At 08:24 AM 10/14/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> The TRI data from 1991-1995 indicate very large increases in the
>> amount of metallic wastes recycled and treated.  Does anyone know if
>> this was spurred by a particular regulatory action (e.g., regulation
>> of metal-bearing POTW discharges)? Alternatively, have there been any
>> recent technological innovations in metals recovery or recycling that
>> may have contributed to this trend?   
>Thanks for any insights you can provide. 
>> Brian C. Murray, Ph.D.
>> Senior Economist
>> Center for Economics Research
>> Research Triangle Institute
>> Phone: 919-541-6468
>> Fax: 919-541-6683
>> Email: bcm@rti.org
Jack Annis, MBA, CEA
Industrial Recycling and Waste Reduction Specialist
Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center
UW-Green Bay   Phone: 920-465-2940  Fax: 920-465-2143
UWM-CCE Milwaukee 414-227-3371  Fax 414-227-3165
email:   pannis@facstaff.wisc.edu