ASTM WK55325

    New Guide for for the Sampling and Characterization of Glass Cullett from Generated from Residential Recycling programs

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    WK55325

    1. Scope

    This guide will provide for accurate characterization of a glass cullett derived from a recyclable material stream for the purpose of valuation of the material as a commodity, to understand the effectiveness of the recycling process and to provide a standard method for use by industry, government, or academic organizations where such data is required.


    Keywords

    recycle; MRF

    Rationale

    The recent growth of residential single stream recycling has resulted in a rapidly growing industry based on the community desire to divert volumes of solid waste from landfills. Resultingly, the need for accurate characterization of a glass cullett derived from a recyclable material stream is necessary for the purpose of valuation of the material as a commodity and to understand the effectiveness of the recycling process. Sampling methods specific glass collected from municipal residential sources are needed in order to provide a standard method for use by industry, government, or academic organizations where such data is required.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    07-14-2016

    Technical Contact:
    John Perry

    Status:
    Draft Under Development