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Garbage and recycling

Author: Lauri S Scherer
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, ©2009.
Series: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Debate on the issue of garbage and the effectiveness of recycling.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lauri S Scherer
ISBN: 9780737743371 0737743379 9780737746044 0737746041
OCLC Number: 464618805
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages) : color illustrations, charts, photographs.
Contents: Introduction --
ch. 1: Is garbage a serious problem? --
We are running out of room for garbage / David Lazarus --
We are not running out of room for garbage / Alan Caruba --
Garbage in the ocean is a serious threat / Greenpeace --
The threat of ocean garbage has been exaggerated / Alexi Mostrous --
Plastic bags are a serious environmental hazard / Katharine Mieszkowski --
Plastic bags are not an environmental hazard / Progressive Bag Alliance --
ch. 2: Is recycling effective? --
Recycling is effective / Tom Zeller Jr. --
Recycling is ineffective / Per Bylund --
Recycling is environmentally friendly / Economist --
Recycling is not environmentally friendly / Daniel K. Benjamin --
Recycling conserves resources / Cit of Fort Collins, Colorado --
Recycling wastes resources / Lucas McMillan --
ch. 3: What role should the government play in garbage and recycling efforts? --
Recycling should be mandatory / Kathleen Ochshorn --
Recycling should not be mandatory / Michael D. Shaw --
The government should lead efforts to recycle electronics / U.S. Government Accountability Office --
The government should not lead efforts to recycle electronics / Dana Joel Gattuso --
City governments should ban plastic bags / Jennifer Clapp --
City governments should not ban plastic bags / Juliet S. Samuel --
Facts about garbage and recycling --
Organizations to contact.
Series Title: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
Responsibility: Lauri S. Friedman, editor.

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Debate on the issue of garbage and the effectiveness of recycling.

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