Material Recovery

The recycling of postconsumer material found in MSW involves (1) the recovery of material from the waste stream, (2) intermediate processing such as sorting and compacting, (3) transportation, and (4) final processing to provide a raw material for manufacturers. This section emphasizes separation and recovery, and applicable specifications for these materials. It focuses on those materials which are intended for short-term consumer usage, are discarded quickly, and are present in large quantities in the solid waste stream.

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