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RECORD NUMBER: 290 OF 1723
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Decision-makers guide to solid waste management /|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.|
|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|
|Collation||volumes <1> : 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." "OS-305." "EPA/530-SW-89-072." Includes bibliographical references.