Recycle: The Essential Guide

Recycle: The Essential Guide

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ISBN-13: 9781907317026
Publisher: Black Dog Publishing Limited London
Publication date: 07/20/2010
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 843,514
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Introduction 11

Paper 38

What is it? 39

Why recycle? But does recycling make a difference? 41

Grades of paper 42

The recycling process for paper|44

What's the future of paper recycling? 46

What you can do 47

Case Study 1 The environmental policies of the mega-economies 48

Case Study 2 Construction workshop in Dakar 50

Glass 58

What is it? 59

Why recycle?|61

Problems with glass recycling 62

The recycling process for glass 64

What happens after it is recycled? 66

What you can do 67

Case Study 3 Curitiba-The importance of town planning 68

Case Study 4 The Recycling Lottery 70

Case Study 5 Zurich-Thinking twice about the garbage 72

Metal 78

Steel 80

What you can do-Steel 81

The recycling process for steel 82

Aluminimum 84

Other metals 85

The recycling process for aluminium cans 86

What you can do-aluminium 89

Womack and Jones trace the origins and path ways of a can of cola 90

Case Study 6 Green Dot Programme-A lesson in producer responsibility 92

Case Study 7 Cuba-No Waste 96

Plastic 104

What is it? Why are they so popular? 105

The drawbacks 106

The recycling process for plastic 108

What you can do 111

Biopolymers 112

The future 113

Case Study 8 Coles bay, Tasmania and the plastic bag conundrum 114

Case Study 9 It's in the bag-Ireland's plastic bag tax 118

Case Study 10 Bundy on Tap 120

Household and office waste 124

E-Waste 126

Computers and IT equipment 129

Mobile phones White goods 131

Batteries 132

Tyres 134

Textiles 137

Wood 138

Household hazardous waste 139

Case Study 11 E-waste exportation and exploitation 140

Case Study 12 TRAID-Designer Charity 144

Case Study 13 Freecycle 148

Case Study 14 From cradle to grave-The nappy debate 150

Compost 156

Centralised composting 158

Backyard composting 158

How to compost 160

How to make your own wormery 162

How to much 164

Composting with EM Bokashi 165

Case Study 15 New York state prisons' composting coup 166

Case Study 16 The Regional Circulation Network-Food waste recycling in Nagaoka City, Japan 168

Case Study 17 Hackney's Nightingale Estate-Composting but not as we know it 171

Case Study 18 Barnet compulsory recycling scheme 174

Sustainable Design Directory 179

General eco-directories 180

General eco stores 181

Furniture 182

Clothes and accessories 184

Household goods and miscellaneous 186

Stationery Materials 187

Recycling directory of governmental organizations 189

Directory of non-governmental organisations(NGOs) 197

Materials directory 204

Paper

Glass

Metal 205

Plastic 206

Household and office waste 207

Composting 209

Glossary 210

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