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... 30 Airports monitor, measure, and track various metrics associated with waste management to evaluate their progress and identify opportunities for improvement. According to the surveyed airports, this is usually the responsibility of an environmental department.
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... Data Sources and Metrics 31 The second most common study or data collection activity performed by the surveyed airports was an airport recycling, reuse, and waste reduction plan. As described in Chapter 2, these plans are required in airport master plans, master plan updates, and sustainable master plans.
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... 32 Airport Waste Management and Recycling Practices metrics, light, bulky items like Styrofoam and thin, rigid plastics may be underrepresented. Accounting for the greenhouse gas emissions associated with waste collection, transportation, and disposal provides an opportunity to demonstrate the link between waste generation and its environmental impacts beyond consumption of landfill space.

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