Credo is an academic alternative to Wikipedia. It includes topic pages with mind maps (example: Waste) and specialized entries from several encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference sources (examples: Waste Management from Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries and Landfill Sites in Guide to Global Hazards. As a reference source, it's a good place to start and to help formulate your topic.
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Try some of these subject headings in WorldCat:
Waste products | Refuse and refuse disposal | Recycling | Pollution | Waste minimization | Factory and trade waste Economic aspects | Food industry and trade Waste disposal | Waste (Economics) | Salvage (Waste, etc.) | Plastics industry and trade | Ragpickers | Dumpster diving |