6 edition of The economics of waste found in the catalog.
The economics of waste
Richard C Porter
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-292) and index
|Statement||Richard C. Porter|
|LC Classifications||HD4483 .P67 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 301 p. :|
|Number of Pages||301|
|ISBN 10||1891853430, 1891853422|
|LC Control Number||2001058872|
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