How Airlines and Airports Can Clean Up Their Recycling Programs
The U.S. airline industry discards enough aluminum cans each year to build 58 Boeing 747 airplanes, along with thousands of tons of plastics, magazines and newspapers. All of this waste represents unrealized potential for airlines and airports to save money, reduce global warming pollution and improve efficiency. The December 2006 report Trash Landings: How Airlines and Airports Can Clean Up Their Recycling Programs presents the findings from NRDC's yearlong study of the airline industry and outlines clear steps that airlines and airports -- and other large municipal operations -- can take to put effective recycling initiatives into place.
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OVERVIEW & QUICK REFERENCE
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: Airport and Airline Waste Management
Chapter 1: Methods of Airport Waste Management
Chapter 2: Findings From NRDC's Airline Recycling Survey
Chapter 3: Challenges and Recommendations for Establishing Airport Recycling Programs
Chapter 4: More Recommendations for Implementing Airport Recycling Programs
Trash Landings : How Airlines and Airports Can Clean Up Their Recycling Programs. By Allen Hershkowitz, Darby Hoover. November 2006. Print version, $7.50. Order print copies .
last revised 11/1/2006
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