Waste scraps net bird-free landfill

Deason III, William B.
May 1998
World Wastes;May98, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p10
Trade Publication
Discusses how Anne Arundel County, Maryland has succeeded in achieving a bird-free landfill. Consequences of the construction of a 7.5-acre subcell; Problems when seagulls congregate; Steps taken by the county to take advantage of a new transfer station.


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