EPA report suggests waste generation is finally on the downside in the US

The United States generated 243 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) in 2009, according to a report recently released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2009 marked the second straight year that total MSW generation declined in the country. In 2008, we produced 251 million tons, down 4 million tons vs. 2007.  While we… More EPA report suggests waste generation is finally on the downside in the US