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George Criner and Chet Rock of the University of Maine, and students from their Waste Management class analyzed household wastes from 33 residences in Orono. The purpose of the analysis was to obtain an estimate of total weekly residential waste weight and its composition by category (paper versus glass, etc.).
Maine Agricultural Experiment Station
household waste, recycling, waste management
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Criner, G.K., S.L. Jacobs, and C.A. Rock. 1991. A residential waste stream analysis: Orono, Maine, 1990. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 833.