Dig a trench through a landfill and you will see layers of phone books like geographical strata or layers of cake.... During a recent landfill dig in Phoenix, I found newspapers dating from 1952 that looked so fresh you might read one over breakfast.

— William Rathje

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Source reduction is, on the face it, perhaps the most appealing of all the possible approaches to solid-waste management.


Source Reduction is to garbage what preventive medicine is to health.