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Solid Waste Facilities in California

by herk | May 06, 2017 06:09 06 May 06:09 | #14166 | #14166

Here is a blog post outlining ways to obtain data to display the solid waste facilities in California using CalRecycle Data. I used several well-known data analysis tools such as python (requests, pandas, beautifulsoup) for general web scraping, plotly libraries for graphs, and ArcMap Online to produce the main graphic.

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Wonderful overview of the locations of waste facilities in our state! Does this data also include transfer stations listed at CalRecycle?

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@sarasage Yes, it does!

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