Environmental improvement through the management of waste

by Jones, D. G.

Publisher: S. Thornes in Cheltenham, Glos., U.K

Written in English
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  • Industrial management -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Factory and trade waste -- Management.,
  • Social responsibility of business.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementD.G. Jones.
SeriesBusiness and the environment. Practitioner series, Business and the environment practitioner series.
LC ClassificationsHD30.255 .J66 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvii p., 62, [9] leaves :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL559029M
ISBN 100748721290
LC Control Number96142272

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