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Recycling our future : a global strategy

Author: Ranjit S Baxi
Publisher: Caithness, Scotland : Whittles Pub., ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We live in a throw-away society and yet what is discarded is a vital raw material and ingredient being traded as a valuable commodity around the world. Baxi highlights the pressures and challenges facing governments and the industry.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ranjit S Baxi
ISBN: 9781849951388 1849951381 9781482299991 1482299992
OCLC Number: 875741745
Description: x, 166 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Overview --
Myths, misunderstandings and mistaken targets --
Industry operators, systems and capacity --
Industry drivers --
Waste stream --
Waste-to-energy --
The role of consumers --
The role of government --
The European markets --
US market --
Latin America and the Caribbean --
Africa, Middle East and Asia --
Trading game --
The container journey --
Zero waste and future challenges --
New approach --
Seven steps --
Recycling facts and figures.
Responsibility: Ranjit S. Baxi.

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Provides an insight into a vital yet neglected industry. Written by an industry authority and accessible to all. Considers steps and solutions for effective global handling of waste in the future. A  Read more...
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'...is an instructive and succinct piece of opinion writing that succeds in breaking down a highly complex industry for the layman. ...offers a refreshing perspective on subjects that continue to Read more...

 
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