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In Defense of Garbage

By: JH Alexander

Praeger Publishers

Hardback | Mar 1993 | #27949 | ISBN: 0275936279
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NHBS Price: £105.00 $133/€125 approx

About this book

Aims to show how waste products contribute in a positive way to the US economy.


Contents

In the Beginning .... There Was Garbage; The Quantity of Garbage is Not Strained; The Contents of Waste; Saving Resources, Saving Trees; The Throwaway Society; Packaging - Popular Villain, Subtle Servant; The Hierarchy and Source Reduction; Recycling - Promise and Problems; Recycling for Paper and Plastics; Biodegradation, Compost, and Litter; Collection and Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste; The Politics of Garbage; Solving the Problem. Appendices: Registered Trade Names; Acronyms and Abbreviations.


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