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RECORD NUMBER: 470 OF 1957

OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Economics of waste
Author Porter, Richard C.
Publisher Resources for the Future,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 48508077
ISBN 1891853422 (lib. bdg.) 1891853430 (pbk.)
Subjects Refuse and Refuse disposal--Economic aspects--United States ; Factory and trade waste--Economic aspects--United States ; Recycling (Waste, etc.)--Economic aspects--United States ; Pollution--United States--Costs
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EIAM  HD4483.P67 2002 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 03/12/2004
Collation xii, 301 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-292) and index.
Contents Notes
Economics and waste : an introduction -- pt. 1. Solid waste creation, collection, and disposal. Business waste -- Household waste collection -- Solid waste landfills -- Incineration of solid waste -- Illegal disposal and litter -- Exporting and importing waste -- pt. 2. Recycling solid waste products. Market failure in recycling -- Economics of recycling -- Policies for recycling -- Logistics of recycling -- Markets for recycling -- Yard waste and composting -- pt. 3. Special waste categories. Hazardous waste -- Superfund -- Radioactive waste -- pt. 4. Final thoughts. What have we learned?