Title

"The ORE plan: a practical application of the systems approach to solid waste management in Oregon"

Speakers

Richard Duncan

Date

2-28-1975

Streaming Media

Series

Vital Partners: University and City

Length

1 hour 14 minutes

Notes

Duncan, a professor of systems science at Portland State University, was interested in a systems approach to waste management. In 1975 Duncan proposed the ORE plan, a method for assessing the costs and outcomes of waste collection and separation models. This lecture gives examples of different approaches to solid waste management including the ORE plan, which includes recycling.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Recycling (Waste, etc.), System theory

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 2 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11374

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