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Moving toward sustainability.

Moving toward sustainability.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Solid Waste and Emergency Response in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- United States -- Planning.,
  • Waste minimization -- United States.,
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWasteWise update, WasteWi$e update
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17704076M

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