As California's population climbs past 34 million people, a heralded decade of recycling and trash diversion is being overtaken by unceasing population growth.
"In 1991, after recycling started to take hold, California's dumps accepted 36,506 tons of trash. Now, after a decade of recycling, diverting and composting, the figure is higher, according to the California Integrated Waste Management Board, the agency that monitors garbage. Its statistics show the dramatic early drops in annual landfill tonnage have been overtaken by 4 million newcomers and one of history's biggest economic trash-generating booms."
Thanks to Christian Peralta
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Survey: What Mobile Apps Are Most Useful for Planning in 2021?
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HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
Rowan University's Department of Geography, Planning, & Sustainability
City Of Oakland
Hillsborough County Public Schools
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