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Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Additional Resources for Solid Waste Management Planning

The links on this page leave the NYS DEC Website

NYS Empire State Developments

New York State Recycling Markets Database
NYS Organics Recycling Portal

United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

Decision Makers' Guide to Solid Waste Management
Toolkit for Pay as You Throw
Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States Facts and Figures
Food Waste Management Cost Calculator
Best Management Practices for Incorporating Food Residuals Into Existing Yard Waste Composting Operations

Environmental Finance Center at Syracuse University

NY Ag Trader - free classified ads section for farm products
NY Food Trader - online farmers' market and food-bank

Northeast Recycling Council (NERC)

Tools page - a variety of studies, reports and fact sheets on many topics including: Asphalt Shingles, Gypsum, Medications, Electronics, Materials Exchanges, Recycling Markets, Anaerobic Digestion, etc.
Environmental Benefits Calculator
Recycling Economic Information (REI) Study

Local Solid Waste Management Plans on the Web

Fulton County
New York City

North East South Towns of Erie County (NEST)

Other Useful Information

United States Supreme Court Decision on Flow Control - United Haulers Association, Inc. v. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority
Population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau by County in NYS

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