Economic factors discussed include purchase price, utility requirements, maintenance costs, labor costs, auxiliary equipment purchase needs, sizing, space requirements, redundancy requirements, and all aspects necessary for the development of performance and equipment specifications. Material Recovery Facility Design Manual is essential for solid waste planners, engineers, and anyone else involved with startup, implementation, and acceptance testing of MRF equipment and systems.
Introduction. Specific Approaches to Materials Recovery: Concept Description. Technical. MRF Management. MRF Economic Analysis. Performance Guarantees. Marketing. General MRF Concerns: Siting and Permitting Concerns. Contracting Issues. Appendices: Glossary. List of Material Grades and Specifications. Examples of Maintenance Procedures. Bibliography.