National waste characterization report : the composition of Canadian residual municipal solid waste.: En14-405/2020E-PDF
"In 2016, Canadians generated approximately 34 million tonnes of municipal solid waste. Of this amount, 9 million tonnes (27%) was diverted through material recovery facilities or centralized organics processing operations (i.e., recycling and composting), and 25 million tonnes (73%) was sent for disposal in landfills, to incineration facilities, for thermal treatment (e.g. energy from waste, gasification) or for residual waste processing (e.g. conversion to an alternative fuel source). This national waste characterization study has been undertaken to develop a better understanding of the characterization of Canada’s residual municipal solid waste (MSW)"--Executive Summary.
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|Department/Agency||Canada. Environment and Climate Change Canada, issuing body.|
|Title||National waste characterization report : the composition of Canadian residual municipal solid waste.|
|Other language editions||[French]|
|Note(s)|| Issued also in French under title: Rapport national sur la caractérisation des déchets : la composition des déchets solides municipaux résiduels au Canada. |
Includes bibliographical references.
|Publishing information|| [Gatineau, QC] : Environment and Climate Change Canada = Environnement et Changement climatique Canada,2020. |
|Description||1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings)) : charts|
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|Subject terms|| Refuse and refuse disposal -- Canada. |
Municipal services -- Canada.
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