American Alchemy: The History of Solid Waste Management in the United States

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ForesterPress, Jan 1, 2003 - Refuse and refuse disposal - 597 pages
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Contents

Pioneering Efforts to Improve Refuse Collection and Disposal
1
Building a National Movement
23
Establishing a National Solid Waste Management Infrastructure
49
Collecting Solid WasteNo Longer Beasts of Burden
115
Sometimes a Good Idea Does Not Sell
163
Processing Municipal Solid
179
Fulfilling the Resource Recovery Promise
221
The Use of European MassBurn WastetoEnergy
269
On This Foundation Integrated Solid Waste
421
Key Moments in MSW Management History and Other Interesting Things
503
Acronyms Abbreviations Units of Measure
561
Index
571
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