Waste crisis in the Greater Toronto Area
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Waste crisis in the Greater Toronto Area a provincial strategy for action.

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Published by Ontario Ministry of the Environment in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Ontario -- Metropolitan Toronto.,
  • Waste disposal in the ground -- Ontario -- Metropolitan Toronto.,
  • Waste minimization -- Ontario -- Metropolitan Toronto.

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ContributionsOntario. Ministry of the Environment.
LC ClassificationsTD789.C32 T679 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination21, [8] p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20262749M

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