Unformatted text preview: than it does to process from bauxite. • But it's fair to say that, at this point, it generally costs a little more to recycle waste than it does to dump it. • "China is a tree-poor country," says Chaz Miller of the NSWMA, "so our recycled paper has become their forest, in a way." • Pay as you go trash organizations increased the amount of recycling by 30% • Even though a typical single-stream facility costs $8 million to $10 million, more than double the price of a dual-stream facility (where paper is collected separately), they have increased in number from 70 in 2001 to 160 in 2007. One question you would ask the author/Organization?: How would you go across promoting recycling, even with the economic barricades?...
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- Fall '12
- $10 million, 30%, $8 million, NSWMA