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SIC 5093 Scrap and Waste Materials - Description, Market Prospects, Industry History

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The United States generates more than 229 million tons of municipal waste annually, distributed as follows: paper and cardboard, 36 percent; yard trimmings, 12 percent; metals and plastics, 19 percent; and other waste, 33 percent. In addition to collection, the scrap and waste materials industry operates the sorting and recycling services that help to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills.

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