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The Resource Garbage and Recycling, Margaret Haerens, book editor

Garbage and Recycling, Margaret Haerens, book editor

Label
Garbage and Recycling
Title
Garbage and Recycling
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Haerens, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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?"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.72/88
Index
index present
LC call number
TD791
LC item number
.G37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
Label
Garbage and Recycling, Margaret Haerens, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn707965483
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780737754285
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011022632
System control number
(OCoLC)707965483
Label
Garbage and Recycling, Margaret Haerens, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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
Control code
ocn707965483
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780737754285
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011022632
System control number
(OCoLC)707965483

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