Accession Number : ADA303314
Title : Army Materiel Command Solid Waste Survey and Analysis.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL
Personal Author(s) : Brandhorst, Janet L. ; Snyder, Matthew E.
PDF Url : ADA303314
Report Date : APR 1995
Pagination or Media Count : 114
Abstract : Installations within the U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC) have a number of solid waste disposal problems not shared by installations under other Major Army Commands (MACOMs). Compared to installations under other MACOMS AMC's industrial-type activities produce unusually high amounts of waste cardboard packaging, film plastics, styrofoam packing materials, and wood pallets. Different types of AMC installations have differing solid waste disposal needs, depending on installation population, facility use, etc. In many cases, waste management is conducted on an ad hoc basis. Often, information on state-of-the-art waste management procedures is not available to local personnel. This report summarizes the findings of a study of current AMC waste management practices, based on surveys of different types and sizes of installations. The study was conducted to gain an understanding of waste streams at the installation level. The findings of this study will be used in development of a waste generation model to help installation personnel develop customized, integrated solid waste management plans. jg p1
Descriptors : *SURVEYS, *PACKAGING, *WASTE DISPOSAL, *SOLID WASTES, SIZES(DIMENSIONS), MODELS, STATE OF THE ART, FACILITIES, POLYSTYRENE, FILMS, SHARING, INSTALLATION, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, WASTE MANAGEMENT, ARMY, PLASTICS, MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS, STREAMS, FOAM, PACKING MATERIALS, CARDBOARD BOXES.
Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
Containers and Packaging
Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE