Decision-Maker's Guide to Solid-Waste Management

Decision-Maker's Guide to Solid-Waste Management

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This Guide has been developed particularly for solid waste management practitioners, such as local government officials, facility owners and operators, consultants, and regulatory agency specialists. Contains technical and economic information to help these practitioners meet the daily challenges of planning, managing, and operating municipal solid waste (MSW) programs and facilities. The Guide's primary goals are to encourage reduction of waste at the source and to foster implementation of integrated solid waste management systems that are cost-effective and protect human health and the environment. Illustrated.Automatically loading compactor trucks are commonly used to pick up waste from apartment buildings and commercial establishments. Automatic and ... For example, the community of Sarasota, Florida switched from manual collection to semiautomatic collection. ... In fact, according to Hickman (1986), the productivity of backyard systems is about one-half that of curbside or alley systems. Therefore , asanbsp;...

Title:Decision-Maker's Guide to Solid-Waste Management
Author:Philip R. O'Leary
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1999-02-01


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