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Volume 1. The Formal Sector

Urban Management and the Environment 13
UNDP/UNCHS/World Bank Urban Management Programme

Sandra Cointreau - Levine

Published for the Urban Management Programme by The World Bank, Washington, D.C.

This document has been prepared under the auspices of the United Nations Development Programme/United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)/World Bank-sponsored Urban Management Programme. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the United Nations Development Programme, UNCHS, the World Bank, or any of their affiliated organizations.

Deputy Director Chief
Chief Division for Global
Technical Co-operation Urban Development Division and Interregional Programmes Division
Transport, Water, and Urban
United Nations Development
United Nations Centre Development Department
Programme for Human Settlements Environmentally Sustainable (Habitat) Development
The World Bank

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ISSN: 1020-0215
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Cointreau-Levine, Sandra, 1947

Privae sector participation in municipal solid waste services in developing countries / Sandra Cointreau-Levine. p. cm. - (Urban management and the environment /
UNDP/UNCHS/World Bank Urban Management programme, ISSN 1020-0215;

ISBN 0-8213-2825-5

1. Refuse and refuse disposal-Economic aspects-Developing countries.
I. Title.
lI. Series:
Urban management program.
Urban management and the environment;
13. HD4485.D44C65 1994
338.4'3363728'091724-dc20 94-13581 CIP