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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.
Publisher EPA,
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/530-SW-89-072
Stock Number PB96-780663
OCLC Number 23146733
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
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELDM  TD788.D43 1989 NHEERL/MED Library/Duluth,MN 10/16/1992
NTIS  PB96-780663 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Edition Rev. ed.
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.