Municipal Solid Waste Policy Forum : results and conclusions of a forum
Marine Sciences Research Center
Schubel, J. R.
Neal, Homer A. (H. A.)
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from the findings and conclusions,". . .The best--most appropriate--disposal strategy is the alternative which minimizes risk to public health and to the environment at acceptable cost, both in the short term and in the long term. Active source reduction and recycling programs could reduce the volume of MSW requiring disposal, but not eliminate it. Such programs also could change the character of the ultimate waste product to make it more innocuous. In addition, source reduction and recycling programs conserve valuable natural resources, reduce pollution, and save energy. . ."
28 leaves : 1 ill. ; 28 cm. // NOTE: page number 11 is missing from original pagination, .pdf is page numbered as in original