Garbology

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101580372
Size: 34.46 MB
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In Garbology, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Edward Humes investigates the trail of that 102 tons of trash—what’s in it; how much we pay for it; how we manage to create so much of it; and how some families, communities, and even ...

Garbology

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1583335234
Size: 15.44 MB
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The author identifies trash as America's largest export, discussing how the nation reached current garbage levels while explaining what families, communities, and countries are doing to reverse waste trends.

Garbology

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Avery Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781583334348
Size: 46.64 MB
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of No Matter How Loud I Shout identifies trash as America's largest export, discussing how the nation reached current garbage levels while explaining what families, communities and countries are doing to ...

Junkyard Planet

Author: Adam Minter
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608197921
Size: 67.30 MB
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In Junkyard Planet, Adam Minter-veteran journalist and son of an American junkyard owner-travels deeply into a vast, often hidden, 500-billion-dollar industry that's transforming our economy and environment.

Waste And Want

Author: Susan Strasser
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 1466872284
Size: 67.71 MB
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Lively and colorful, Waste and Want recaptures a hidden part of our social history, vividly illustrating that what counts as trash depends on who's counting, and that what we throw away defines us as much as what we keep.

Gone Tomorrow

Author: Heather Rogers
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1595585729
Size: 38.51 MB
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How did we end up with this much rubbish, and where does it all go? Journalist and filmmaker Heather Rogers answers these questions by taking readers on a grisly, oddly fascinating tour through the underworld of garbage.

Plastic

Author: Susan Freinkel
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547549149
Size: 13.39 MB
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Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers? But a century into our love affair with plastic, we’re starting to realize it’s not such a healthy relationship.

Rubbish

Author: William L. Rathje
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816521432
Size: 41.92 MB
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Rubbish! is their witty and erudite investigation into all aspects of the phenomenon of garbage. Rathje and Murphy show what the study of garbage tells us about a population's demographics and buying habits.

Recycling Reconsidered

Author: Samantha MacBride
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262297663
Size: 64.34 MB
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But, as Samantha MacBride points out in this book, the goals of recycling -- saving the earth (and trees), conserving resources, and greening the economy -- are still far from being realized.

Garbage Land

Author: Elizabeth Royte
Publisher: Little Brown
ISBN: 9780316141819
Size: 30.49 MB
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But where do these things go next' In a country that consumes and then casts off more and more, what actually happens to the things we throw away' In Garbage Land, acclaimed science writer Elizabeth Royte leads us on the wild adventure that ...