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April 1990, Vol. 113, No. 4
Productivity in scrap and waste materials processing
Mark Scott Sieling
Economist, Division of Industry Productivity Studies, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Higher capacity machinery, growing demand, and industry consolidation spurred gains in output per hour of all persons over the 1977-87 period. This article examines productivity trends in the scrap and waste materials processing industry over the span of a decade.
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