Waste Management Statistics

NC Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Statistics Division's Environmental Statistics

Links to reports for fertilizer and other agricultural chemical usage at state and county levels.

NC Department of Environment & Natural Resources' Data, Statistics, Reports and Maps

Under the heading Waste, links to the North Carolina state agency's many reports about solid and other waste. Reports are presented in a variety of formats (PDF, RTF, DOC, etc.) and, unfortunately, not all links are active. Data should be available from the agency, however, even if it is not on the web site.

EPA's Office of Solid Waste

Access to multiple (federal) EPA databases; not limited to solid waste, this site offers resources for household, government and commercial/industrial waste, as well as recycling.

GPO's Browse Topics page for Waste Management

List compiled by federal depository librarians and GPO of government resources related to the topic, including the Toxic Release Inventory, Superfund and many more.

Hog Waste:  Hog Watch

A service of Environmental Defense (www.environmentaldefense.org), Hog Watch focuses on the environmental threats posed by North Carolina's hog farm industry. The site offers extensive waste statistics and maps of hog farm locations.  Includes factsheets, press releases and news articles about hog farming.

Right-To-Know Network's Environmental Databases

Primarily oriented toward hazardous waste. From the web site: "...free access to numerous databases and resources on the environment. With the information available on RTK NET, you can identify specific factories and their environmental effects; find permits issued under environmental statutes; and identify civil cases filed."