Consumption of materials in the United States, 1900-1995

@inproceedings{Matos1998ConsumptionOM,
  title={Consumption of materials in the United States, 1900-1995},
  author={Grecia R. Matos and Lorie A. Wagner},
  year={1998}
}
▪ Abstract The flows of nonfood and nonfuel materials through the economy have significant impact on our lives and the world around us. Growing populations and economies demand more goods, services, and infrastructure. Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the types of materials consumed in the United States have significantly changed. In 1900, on a per-weight basis, almost half of the materials consumed were from renewable resources, such as wood, fibers, and agricultural products, the… CONTINUE READING

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