Refuse revenues land in the dumps

April 2010
Sustainable Industries;Apr2010, Issue 86, p16
The article reports on a budget deficit announced by the government of Berkeley, California in February 2010, of 4 million U.S. dollars of which resulted from a decline in trash and recycling revenues.


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