Recycling Economic Analysis for Salt Lake County

Client: Salt Lake County Division of Solid Waste and Ramboll Environ

Location: Salt Lake County, Utah

MFA is providing economic impact analysis for the recycling industry in Salt Lake County, Utah. The results will help the County understand the economic strength and impact of the existing recycling industry. The recommendations MFA is developing will help the County improve recycling efforts and decrease waste. MFA developed a survey to collect data from recycling industry participants and is using IMPLAN software to analyze the direct, indirect, and induced economic impacts.

Working with MFA, the client achieved:

  • Understanding of the economic strength and impact of the existing recycling industry
  • Knowledge and suggestions to make improvements in the industry and increase recycling efforts in the County
Economics