by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste Management Programs : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English
|Other titles||Third report to Congress, resource recovery and waste reduction.|
|Statement||prepared by the Office of Solid Waste Management Programs.|
|Series||Solid waste management ; SW-161|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 95 p. :|
|Number of Pages||95|
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