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Use of raw materials in the United States from 1900 through 2010

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3140/

Since the beginning of the 20th century, the types and quantities of raw materials used by U.S. manufacturers and consumers have changed over time. This fact sheet quantifies the amounts of those materials used, other than food and fuel.

by Matos, Grecia R.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3140
Related topics:
Economic geology, Forest resources, Metallic mineral resources, Nonmetallic mineral resources, Recycling, Social sciences

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