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Main Title Methods to manage and control plastic wastes : report to Congress.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
Publisher National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1990
Report Number EPA/530/SW-89/051
Stock Number PB90-163106
Subjects Refuse and Refuse disposal ; Plastics--Environmental aspects
Additional Subjects Plastics ; Water pollution control ; Municipalities ; Management ; Solid waste disposal ; Manufacturing ; Production ; Consumption ; Economic factors ; Refuse ; Construction ; Reduction ; Sources ; Marketing ; Consumers ; Environmental impacts ; Recycling ; Biodegradation ; US Japan Fishery Agreement Approval Act of 1987
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB90-163106 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
The report is the compilation of data gathered by EPA in response to the U.S. Japan Fishery Agreement Approval Act of 1987. The focus of the report is plastic wastes in the municipal solid waste stream; the amount of such waste; its impact on human health, the environment, and management of the MSW stream (post-consumer plastic waste); and options for reducing these impacts (recycling).
Reprint. Originally published: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste, Office of Water, 1990. "February 1990." "EPA/530-SW-89-051." Includes bibliographical references.