War on Waste: Can America Win Its Battle With Garbage?

War on Waste: Can America Win Its Battle With Garbage?

by Jim Hightower, Robert Gottlieb, Louis Blumberg
     
 

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<p>A comprehensive analysis of the solid waste problem and the major alternatives for a solution to the crisis.  See more details below

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<p>A comprehensive analysis of the solid waste problem and the major alternatives for a solution to the crisis.

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Do we want to take our throwaway society from landfilling to ``moonfilling'' via the ``consumerism blitz'' and the ``end-of-the-pipe'' approach, or do we want to provide political and economic support to reasoned waste alternatives--reduction, reuse, recycling? This book is a contemporary history and sociology of solid waste from the turn of the century to the present day and was adapted from an award-winning report by UCLA graduate students. It provides a more substantive analysis of waste management than the recent excellent critique of mass incineration, Rush To Burn: Solving America's Garbage Crisis ( LJ 7/89). To stimulate public debate on this important topic, libraries need both.--Diane M. Brown, Univ. of California Lib., Berkeley

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ISBN-13:
9780933280915
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Edition description:
1
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.94(d)

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