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1. Introduction
2. Materials Recovery Facilities
2.1. Collection
Table 1: Source Separated Materials for Recycling
2.2. Market Specifications
Table 4: Automated Sorting Rates and Efficiencies8
2.4. Tipping Floor
4.2. Ferrous Metals Separation
4.3. Screening
4.6. “Detect and Route” Systems
4.6.1. Glass Separation
4.6.2. Plastic Separation
4.6.3. Paper and Carton Separation
4.8. Compactors and Balers
5.1. MRF Operations
5.1.1. Paper Stream
5.1.2. Metals, Glass, and Plastics (MGP) Stream
6. Facility Characteristics
Table 6: U.S. Facilities Receiving Source Separated Paper and MGP (1994)31
6.2 Facility Capacity
Table 7: Siting Requirements for the 150 TPH Facility33
6.4. Facility Economics
Table 9: Market Prices for Various Non-Targeted Recyclables (May 2000)36
Table 11: Current Collection and Disposal Costs for 777,633 TPY of Recyclables
7. Conclusions
Table 12: Revenues (Costs) Derived from the Delivery of MGP in Various Cities40
Table A1: Capital Costs for 150 TPH MRF 41
Table A2: Annual Operation and Maintenance Costs for 150 TPH MRF43
Table A4: Annual Revenue from the Sale of Recyclables for 150 TPH MRF44
Table A5: Total Annual Costs for 150 TPH MRF
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Design of a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) for Processing

Design of a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) for Processing

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