Manufacturing from Recyclables

Manufacturing from Recyclables

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A study of how recycling collection programs operate and generate a supply of discarded material for scrap-based manufacturers. Will be of interest to people in many sectors: recycling coordinators can identify potential markets for their recovered materials; manufacturers will see improved feedstock quality from better educated suppliers; entrepreneurs can gain insight into successful operations; and economic developers can weigh the benefits a community might reap from such facilities. The 24 case studies contained here represent a sample of state-of-the-art scrap-based manufacturers. Tables.On average, workers make $11.00 per hour plus an estimated $3.85 per hour in benefits (Table 92). ... Evanite manufactures hardboard, a low-cost construction material used as paneling and pegboard. ... Portland General Electric, for example, saves $75, 000 per year in avoided landfill fees by delivering 24 to 30 tons peranbsp;...

Title:Manufacturing from Recyclables
Author:Michael Lewis
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1995-02-01


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