In defense of garbage /

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Author / Creator:Alexander, Judd H.
Imprint:Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1993.
Description:xii, 239 p. ; 25 cm.
Subject:Refuse and refuse disposal
Refuse and refuse disposal.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:0275936279 (alk. paper) : $22.95
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-229) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue In the Beginning . . .
  • Appendix A. Registered Trade Names
  • Appendix B. Acronyms and Abbreviations
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • 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