from the Introduction, ". . .The issue of solid waste disposal is increasingly becoming a dilemma in many areas of the United States. . .Thus many municipalities are looking toward an alternative means of waste disposal: resource recovery. The general function of resource recovery is to separate, extract and recover useable materials or energy from the municipal solid waste stream. . ."
iii, 87 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references.