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Municipal leaders need current information about alternative disposal methods to make rational decisions on handling their town's waste. To provide an overview of landfilling and other waste-handling methods used in the upper New England states, a group of university researchers from New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont initiated a study of landfills and solid waste management practices. The study involved a comprehensive mail survey of municipalities in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. This report focuses upon and discusses the results of the landfill and solid waste management survey for Maine.
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Maine Agricultural Experiment Station
landfills, solid waste. recycling
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Criner, G.K., J.M. Halstead, E. Curtin, and S.C. Deller. 1991. Landfills and municipal solid waste in Maine. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 835