Bringing it Together

Repa, Ed
December 2005
Waste Age;Dec2005, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p54
Trade Publication
This article discusses the concept of integrated solid waste management. Specifically, it explores how integrated solid waste plans can help communities divert waste. The article describes three methods that can help communities to scientifically evaluate the costs and environmental burdens of integrated solid waste management approaches.


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