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Portland Public Schools (Or.) -- Management -- Environmental aspects, School recycling programs, Waste minimization

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28 pages


The purpose of this study is twofold. The first part of the study is an analysis of the waste stream from a sample of seven Portland Public Schools. The second part of the study provides recommendations· for waste reduction, recycling opportunities and potential cost savings for the district. In order to receive the greatest benefits from waste reduction, it will be important to tie in recycling education with facilities management.


Catalog Number SR026.

A product of the Center for Urban Studies, Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University.

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