News Briefs

October 1998
World Wastes;Oct98, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p12
Trade Publication
Presents news briefs related to the waste management industry as of October 1998. Includes calls for papers for Orbit 99: International Conference on Biological Treatment Waste and the Environment in Germany; Browning-Ferris Industries' contract to supply roll-off container services to Pulaski County District, Little Rock, Arkansas.


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