TITLE

RECYCLING BECOMES A BIG BUSINESS Today's crushed soda bottles may become tomorrow's sleek surfboards, as a plucky new industry begins to transform the nation's trash. Your garbage could be next

AUTHOR(S)
Nulty, Peter; Ball, David
PUB. DATE
August 1990
SOURCE
Fortune;8/13/1990, Vol. 122 Issue 4, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
57869475

 

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