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US Environmental Protection Agency; National Energy Education Development Project, Museum of Solid Waste, 2006; Ecollect, 2006; Waste online, 2006; Environment Switzerland 2000; Stadtreiningung Hamburg.
Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
A history of waste management
Diana Rizzolio, Emmanuelle Bournay
A visual timeline of historical waste manaement. From the first recorded landfill created in Knossos in 3000 B.C. to the English parliament banning waste disposal in public waterways and ditches in 1388 to the establishment of The Basel Convention in 1992.