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Author Porter, Richard C.

Title The economics of waste / Richard C. Porter.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Resources for the Future, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.476284 P835e 2002    ---  Available
Description xii, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-292) and index.
Contents 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?
Subject Refuse and refuse disposal -- Economic aspects.
Factory and trade waste -- Economic aspects.
Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Economic aspects.
Pollution -- Costs.
ISBN 1891853430 (pbk.)
1891853422 (lib. bdg.)

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