A Collection of Solid Waste Resources on CD-ROM
EPA has released its 2008 Edition of A Collection of Solid Waste Resources CD ROM. It contains more than 300 publications on hazardous and nonhazardous waste. The documents are searchable, listed alphabetically by topic, and many are available in Spanish.
The publications cover many topics, including reuse and recycling, buying recycled, composting, hazardous waste management, and used motor oil.
The CD includes a wide variety of educational materials for youth.
Glossaries, information about the Office of Solid Waste (renamed Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery on January 18, 2009), and shortcuts to Wastes websites are available on the CD.
The CD can be used on any computer with Windows 95/98 or higher.
The following subjects are covered:
|A Collection of Solid Waste Resources on CD ROM: List of Topics|
|Backyard Burning||Buying Recycled/Procurement||Characterization of Solid Waste|
|Climate Change and Waste||Composting||en Español|
|Environmental Careers||Environmental Education||Full Cost Accounting|
|Hazardous Waste Management||Home Health Care||Household Hazardous Waste|
|Industrial Materials Recycling||Information Resources||Kids (Grades K-5)|
|Landfilling||Municipal Solid Waste Management||Oil and Gas|
|Pay-As-You-Throw||Product Stewardship/ Life Cycle Management||Public Participation|
|RCRAGeneral Information||Resource Conservation Challenge||Reuse and Recycling|
|Source Reduction/ Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization||Students (Grades 6-8)||Teens (Grades 9-12)|
|Tribal Waste Management||Used Motor Oil||Partnerships|
You can order the CD-ROM at no charge from the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP) [Request publication number EPA530-C-08-001]:
PO Box 42419
Cincinnati, Ohio 45242-0419
Send your order via FAX, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Call 1-800-490-9198 (Speak to an operator Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM, ET) Leave an order 24 hours a day.