|Statement||compiled by Heather K. Moberly|
|Series||Rural Information Center publication series -- no. 58|
|Contributions||National Agricultural Library (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 23 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||23|
Genre/Form: Bibliography Directories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moberly, Heather K. Alternatives to waste disposal. Beltsville, Md.: National. Reducing the amount you buy can help reduce waste in surprising ways: • Phone books: When was the last time you used a phone book? The white pages alone cost 5 million trees a year. They generated , tons of waste in (EPA, ). You can opt out of phone book delivery by registering your address at sites like Size: 1MB. An alternative method of solid waste disposal is the sanitary landfill, first employed in Fresno, Calif., in waste is spread in thin layers, each tamped compactly and covered by a layer of earth. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.