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Main Title Decision-makers guide to solid waste management.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response,
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/530-SW-89-072
Stock Number PB96-780663
OCLC Number 21743592
Subjects Refuse and refuse disposal--United States
Additional Subjects Solid waste management ; Municipal wastes ; Decision making ; Guides ; Waste recycling ; Composting ; Composts ; Combustion ; Incineration ; Incinerators ; Ground disposal ; Waste disposal ; Landfills ; Waste transfer stations ; Waste processing ; Waste storage ; Solid waste collection systems ; Facilities management ; Refuse derived fuels ; Hazardous materials ; Integrated systems ; Alternatives ; Implementation ; Routing ; Incentives ; Market analysis ; Financing ; Budgeting ; Legal aspects ; Public information ; Communications ; Source reduction ; Waste generation ; Waste characterization ; Waste handling
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAD  EPA/530-SW-89-072 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 12/06/1996
EJED  EPA-530/SW-89-072 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/25/1991
ELAD  EPA 530-SW-89-072 Region 5 Library/Chicago,IL 03/01/2010
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 530-SW-89-072 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 530-SW-89-072 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/28/2022
ELBD  EPA 530-SW-89-072 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 07/13/1990
ESAD  EPA 530-SW-89-072 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/28/2018
NTIS  PB96-780663 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Edition [2nd ed.].
Collation x, 155 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
This report presents problems and possible solutions to waste management issues for policymakers. It introduces the concept of integrated waste management by providing an overview of major municipal waste issues while also highlighting program options and listing criteria for evaluating alternatives. Sections include: collection and transfer, source reduction, recycling, composting, municipal waste combustion, land disposal, special wastes, public education, and financing and revenues. It includes glossary.
Cover title. "November 1989." "EPA/530-SW-89-072." Includes bibliographical references.