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Study to Help City of Chula Vista, California Increase Recycling & Composting

California based environmental consulting firm, SCS Engineers, has secured a contract with the City of Chula Vista to carry out a waste characterisation study to ascertain which waste materials that typically end up in the landfill could reasonably be diverted to recycling or organic management programs.

According to the company the study will provide representative sampling, sorting, data collection, and reporting of the solid waste generated by residential, commercial and self-haul customers. The materials will be characterized and quantified in accordance with the California Integrated Waste Management Board (CalRecycle) Solid Waste Studies criteria.

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