A cost-effectiveness study and analysis of municipal refuse disposal systems
AuthorPopovich, Michael Lee, 1944-
KeywordsRefuse and refuse disposal -- Cost effectiveness.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Arizona -- Tucson.
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PublisherThe University of Arizona.
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Degree ProgramSystems and Industrial Engineering
Degree GrantorUniversity of Arizona
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