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Garbage and Recycling / Margaret Haerens, book editor.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780737754285 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0737754281 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780737754292 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 073775429X (paperback)
  • Description: p. cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011.

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction TD 791 .G37 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks TD791 .G37 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Teen Nonfiction 3rd floor YA/ TD 791 .G37 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody West Branch YA Nonfiction YA/TD 791 .G37 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Is garbage a serious problem? The United States has a garbage crisis / Peter Lehner ; There is no garbage crisis in the United States / Jane Chastain ; Landfills are dangerous / Environment News Service ; Landfills are relatively safe / Useful-Community-Development.org ; The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an environmental disaster / Graham Land ; The magnitude of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is overstated / Jay L. Wile ; Plastic bags are a huge waste problem and should be banned / Marc Basnight ; Plastic bags are useful and should not be banned / Lenore Skenazy -- Is recycling effective? Recycling reinforces social responsibility / Christal Marx ; Recycling encourages consumption and materialism / GreenMuze.com ; Recycling does not solve environmental problems / Anthony B. Bradley ; Recycling benefits the environment / The Economist ; Mandatory recycling wastes resources / James Thayer ; Mandatory recycling helps reduce waste / Chris Bristol ; Mandatory recycling undermines civil liberties / Wendy McElroy ; Pay-as-you-throw programs work / Raphael Gang, Scot Matayoshi ; Pay-as-you-throw programs do not work / Richard Olson Jr. -- Is toxic waste disposal a serious problem? Nuclear waste should be reprocessed / William Tucker ; Nuclear waste should not be reprocessed / Union of Concerned Scientists ; The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility should be closed / Timothy Noah ; The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility should not be closed / Jack Spencer ; Fly ash landfills are a safe solution to coal ash waste / Brock Hill ; Fly ash landfills and ponds create health hazards / Tony Bartelme ; Recycling e-waste is environmentally beneficial / Rex Springston ; Recycling e-waste endangers third world countries / ABC News -- What strategies will help reduce waste and save money? Eliminating disposable plastic will decrease waste / Daniella Russo ; Single-stream recycling is economical and easy / Kevin Taylor ; Solar-powered trash compactors can make trash collection more efficient / Daniel Gross ; Electrobiochemical reactors treat waste efficiently and cheaply / Brendon Bosworth ; Plasma gasification successfully converts trash into energy / Michael Behar ; Reprocessing medical equipment minimizes waste and saves money / Gifty Kwakye, Peter Pronovost, Martin A. Makary.
Summary: "Garbage and Recycling: Is Garbage a Serious Problem?; Is Recycling Effective?; Is Toxic Waste Disposal a Serious Problem?; What Strategies Will Help Reduce Waste and Save Money?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Refuse and refuse disposal.
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Hazardous wastes.
Haerens, Margaret. (Added Author).

Citation:

"Garbage and Recycling," Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011.

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