Municipal Solid Waste Processing-Executive Summary

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N N e e w w Y Y o o r r k k M M u u n n i i c c i i p p a a l l S S o o l l i i d d W W a a s s t t e e E E X X E E C C U U T T I I V V E E S S U U M M M M A A R R Y Y Senior Capstone Design Project Spring 2004 Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Sciences University of Oklahoma Jessica Beard Brant Bennett Jason Black Adam Bymaster Alex Ibanez 5 May 2004
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2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY New York City is currently generating nearly 46,000 tons per year of municipal solid waste (MSW). With the closing of the Fresh Kills Landfill in 2001 and the population growth of nearly 9% per year, the MSW crisis continues to escalate as the city pays as much as $75 per ton to dispose of waste in neighboring states. The objective of this project is to provide a solution to the waste problem facing New York City. A more cost effective disposal method is accomplished through the development of a mathematical model that assists in the strategic planning of the New York waste management system. The model is to be used as an engineering tool that
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