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Published by National Solid Wastes Management Association in Washington, DC (1730 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Suite 1000, Washington 20036) .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States -- Public opinion.,
  • Public opinion -- United States.,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States.

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SeriesSpecial report / National Solid Wastes Management Association, Special report (National Solid Wastes Management Association)
ContributionsNational Solid Wastes Management Association.
LC ClassificationsTD788 .P83 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination[16] p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1800253M
LC Control Number89203660

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