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Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, 2nd Edition by Marc J. Rogoff

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Institutional Issues

This chapter discusses some of the key institutional issues that must be addressed by a community in deciding to proceed on implementing its waste reduction and recycling program. These include project procurement, financing, ownership, risk, and ensuring solid waste flow control.

Keywords

Waste reduction; recycling procurement; waste flow control; risk assessment; legislative control

Procurement

In general, procurement encompasses the acquisition by a community of equipment and operational services. Procurement can be discussed in terms of approach and procedure. The procurement approach dictates the manner by which engineering, design, construction, start-up, and operation are acquired and how responsibilities will be assigned ...

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