Accession Number : AD0767228

Title :   Air Force Base Solid Waste Management Study.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : SCS ENGINEERS LONG BEACH CALIF

Report Date : AUG 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 362

Abstract : The report describes the evaluation procedures used and findings of a comprehensive investigation of solid waste management practices at Offutt Air Force Base. Included in the study was a one-month survey conducted at Offutt Air Force Base to determine: Descriptive information on current waste management methods. Quantification of solid wastes with respect to weight, volume, and source. A classification of solid waste components (paper, metal, wood, glass, etc.). A characterization of the solid wastes with respect to combustibility, moisture content, and Btu value. Operational costs of solid waste management at the base. Based on field survey findings and a thorough review of alternative available methods, a recommended solid waste management system is presented (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SANITARY ENGINEERING, *MILITARY FACILITIES), COSTS, RECLAMATION

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE