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Title: Milestones in Garbage

URL: http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/muncpl/timeline_alt.htm

Abstract: This site provides "a historical timeline of municipal solid waste management," starting with 500 B.C., when "the city of Athens organizes the first municipal dump in the Western world," through 2002. Most entries concern the United States. Includes links to related information. From the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Source: US EPA

Date of Publication: March 2005

Resource Type: Web site

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