Garbology

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Penguin
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In Garbology, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Edward Humes investigates the trail of that 102 tons of trash—what’s in it; how much we pay for it; how we manage to create so much of it; and how some families, communities, and even ...

Wavers Beggars

Author: Dr. Warren Bruhl
Publisher: WestBow Press
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Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash. New York: Avery, 2012. Print. Humes,
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Environmental Planning Handbook

Author: Tom Daniels
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351177559
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Humes, E. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash. New York: Avery, 2013, p.
7. 51. Waste Management Holdings, Inc. v. Gilmore (Waste Management
Holdings III), 87 F. Supp.2d 536,545 (E.D. Va. 2000). 52. U.S. EPA. Municipal
Solid Waste Generation, Recycling, and Disposal in the United States Tables and
Figures for 2010. Washington, DC: USEPA, 2011. http://www.epa.gov/osw/
nonhaz/municipal/pubs/2010_MSW_Tables_and_Figures_508.pdf. Retrieved
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Trashing The Planet

Author: Stuart A. Kallen
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 1512413143
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mericans have a love affair with trash. The United States has about 5 percent of
the world's population but generates 30 percent of its garbage. According to a
2008 study by Columbia University in New York, the average American throws
away about 7.1 pounds (3.2 kg) of waste each day, every day. That adds up to
about 102 tons (93 metric tons) of trash over a person's lifetime. Edward Humes,
author of the book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, says, “Each of our
bodies ...

Beyond Sustainability

Author: Tim Delaney
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786479590
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Students would unearth the waste materials of the past few decades to
extrapolate data on economic, social, and cultural realities of the times. As Rathje
often pointed out, it's not “we are what we eat” but rather “we are what we throw
out.” You can learn about Rathje and his work in the book Garbology: Our Dirty
Love Affair with Trash by the Pulitzer Prize winningjournalist Edward Humes.
Humes asserts that, all things considered, garbage is America's leading export.
Garbology relates ...

Trash Talk An Encyclopedia Of Garbage And Recycling Around The World

Author: Robert William Collin
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Matters. New York: Metropolitan Books. Grossman, Elizabeth. 2006. High-Tech
Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health. Washington, DC:
Island Press. Harris, Christopher, William L. Want, and Morris A. Ward. 1987.
Hazardous Waste: Confronting the Challenge. Westport, CT: Praeger. Humes,
Edward. 2012. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, London, UK: Penguin
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The Routledge Companion To The Environmental Humanities

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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Gary. “This Is No Place for a Mattress: Industry Taking Lead to Recycle.”
BedTimes: The Business Journal for the Sleep Products Industry. March 2013.
Web. 7 January 2016. Lifsher, Marc. “California Weighs Mattress Recycling Fee.”
Los Angeles Times 23 March 2013. Web. 7 January 2016. Nagle, Robin. “The
History and Future of Fresh Kills.” Dirt: The Filthy Reality of Everyday Life. Ed.
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Global Garbage

Author: Christoph Lindner
Publisher: Routledge
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New York, NY: Avery. Hunt, J. (2012) 'Vik Muniz: Pictures of Junk, Jardim
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Trash Revolution

Author: Erica Fyvie
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Somerville: Candlewick Press, 2014. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash,
by Edward Humes. New York: Avery, 2012. Get Real: What Kind of World Are
YOU Buying? by Mara Rockliff. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2010. Zero Waste
Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste, by
Bea Johnson. New York: Scribner, 2013. Watch The Story of Stuff, by Annie
Leonard, Louis Fox and Jonah Sachs, 2007. www.storyofstuff.org/movies/story-of
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American Environmentalism

Author: J. Michael Martinez
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466559713
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Edward Humes, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash (New York: Avery,
2012), 256-262; Larry S. Luton, The Politics of Garbage: A Community
Perspective on Solid Waste Policy Making (Pittsburgh, Penn.: University of
Pittsburgh Press, 1996), 34–58; Rathje and Cullen Murphy, Rubbish!234–245;
Royte, Garbage Land, 284–287. Matthias Finkbeiner, “Preface,” in Towards Life
Cycle Sustainability Management, Matthias Finkbeiner, editor (London and New
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