Impact of user charges on management of household solid waste by Fritz Efaw

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Published by Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Cincinnati, Springfield, Va .

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  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States,
  • Salvage (Waste, etc.),
  • Refuse collection -- United States

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Statementby Fritz Efaw and William N. Lanen
SeriesResearch reporting series -- EPA-600/5-79-008
ContributionsLanen, William N, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Mathtech, inc, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory. Solid and Hazardous Waste Research Division
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Paginationxi, 173 p. :
Number of Pages173
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Open LibraryOL13603671M

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EPA/ August IMPACT OF USER CHARGES ON MANAGEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD SOLID WASTE by Fritz Efaw and William N. Lanen MATHTECH, Inc. Princeton, New Jersey Contract No. Project Officer Oscar W. Albrecht Solid and Hazardous Waste Research Division Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory.

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