Iowa State Park Recycling Research Study, 2012

(2012) Iowa State Park Recycling Research Study, 2012. Natural Resources, Department of

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Abstract

The Department of Natural Resources’ mission of “Leading Iowans in caring for our natural resources” provides the framework within which the Iowa State Park Recycling Research Study was conducted. Recycling at home and in places of business is becoming common for most Iowans but recycling is not available in any form at most Iowa State Parks. The Iowa State Park Recycling Research Study was undertaken to determine the amount of solid waste generated, primarily by campground guests, and how much of this waste is locally recyclable. The study also looked at existing solid waste hauling contracts and the location of area recycling centers. Based on data collected, recommendations are made regarding the economic and operational viability of implementing recycling in the eight (8) state parks participating in the study.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: DNR, Iowa State Parks, Recycling
Subjects: Land use, development, and construction
Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Energy resources
Natural resources and environment > Waste disposal and hazardous sites
ID Code: 22993
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Nov 2016 20:21
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2016 20:21
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22993