such as the one above are very encouraging for those of us that want
to see the life of existing landfill space extended and a reduced
need for opening new sites.
benefit is the saving of finite natural resources such a petroleum,
trees and metals. Our grandchildren will thanks us if we continue to increase our recycling efforts.
from the Ohio EPA:
1990 to 2012, in
the highest landfill disposed pounds of solid waste per person per
day was 5.46 pounds. The lowest point was 2012, the
last year of record,was
If applied to Wilmington's landfill, the savings of landfill space
would be 28,00o cubic yards per year.