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Ohio Trash Imports Continue To RiseOhio Trash Imports Continue To Rise

Stephen Ursery

July 7, 2005

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Ohio Trash Imports Continue To Rise

The amount of out-of-state trash flowing into Ohio continues to grow. According to The Associated Press (AP), state statistics show that the state received more than 3.1 million tons of out-of-state trash in 2004. In 2003, Ohio received 2.5 million tons of solid waste from outside of its borders. According to the AP, that’s the biggest one-year increase since 1989.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Ursery

Editor, Waste Age Magazine, Waste360

Stephen Ursery is the editor of Waste Age magazine. During his time as editor, Waste Age has won more than 20 national and regional awards. He has worked for Penton Media since August 1999. Before joining Waste Age as the magazine's managing editor, he was an associate editor for American City & County and for National Real Estate Investor.

Prior to joining Penton, Stephen worked as a reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Fulton County Daily Report, both of which are located in metro Atlanta.

Stephen earned a BA in History from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.

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