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Reducing landfill

Victoria. Office of the Auditor-General.

Reducing landfill

waste management by municipal councils

by Victoria. Office of the Auditor-General.

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Published by Auditor-General of Victoria in [Melbourne, Vic.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refuse and refuse disposal -- Victoria.,
  • Waste disposal in the ground -- Victoria.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAuditor-General of Victoria.
    SeriesPerformance audit report / Auditor-General of Victoria -- no. 65, Performance audit report (Victoria. Office of the Auditor-General) -- no. 65.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 2006/41391 (3)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22801660M
    ISBN 100731155092
    LC Control Number2003467407
    OCLC/WorldCa71200685

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