Packaging and solid waste management strategies by Lewis Erwin

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Published by AMA Membership Publications Division, American Management Association in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States.,
  • Packaging waste -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Waste minimization -- United States.

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Book details

StatementLewis Erwin, L. Hall Healey, Jr.
SeriesAMA management briefing
ContributionsHealey, L. Hall, 1941-
LC ClassificationsTD788 .E78 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2198655M
ISBN 100814423434
LC Control Number89018445

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