Household waste recycling: national survey evidence from Italy

  title={Household waste recycling: national survey evidence from Italy},
  author={Damiano F. G. Fiorillo},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  pages={1125 - 1151}
  • D. Fiorillo
  • Published 11 September 2013
  • Economics
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
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