JUNKYARDS AND SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL IN THE HIGHWAY ENVIRONMENT

Formal papers and discussions are published which were presented at the seminar which was designed to meet the need for exchange of information between government and the private sector on the problem of jukyards and waste dispasal. The recyclabe aspects of junkyards, are covered, and an overview is presented of scrap metal supply and demand. Papers are also presented on resource recovery programs and private industry, environmental aspects, and the coordination of state programs in solid waste management. The workshops on applying innovative ideas to the problems of disposal, covered aspects such as design and screening of salvage, wrecking and dumping facilities, community planning for locating salvage and disposal sites, collecting and disposing of abandoned automobilies, and organizing community programs. The market value of roadside beauty is also discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of National Seminar held in Silver Spring, Maryland, 10-11 June 1975.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1976-4

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 234 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00139337
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1976 12:00AM