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NIST develops database for GSA.

NIST's Office of Applied Economics has partnered with the GSA Public Building Service's Environmental Strategies and Safety Division to promote construction waste recycling. The result is the Construction Waste Management Database Web site that contains a searchable database of almost 2000 construction waste recyclers nationwide.

The database contains the name, location, and other key information on companies that haul, collect, and process debris from construction projects. A user can search the database by company, city, state, and material(s) accepted. The database is the first to include an all-in-one list of construction waste recyclers.

The site has been accessed over 3300 times since its August 2002 launch. It is available at http://cwm.gsa.gov.

CONTACT: Amy Rushing, (301) 975-6136; amy.rushing@nist.gov.
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Publication:Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Date:Mar 1, 2003
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