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Trash talk : an encyclopedia of garbage and recycling around the world

Author: Robert W Collin
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A reference for public health and waste issues worldwide, examining garbage disposal from the history of waste management, to the rise of green movements and recycling programs, to environmental problems caused by overflowing landfills and incineration.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Trash talk.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]
(DLC) 2015008376
(OCoLC)900016690
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Collin
ISBN: 9781610695091 1610695097
OCLC Number: 920673900
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 484 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I. Thematic essays --
Emerging public health and waste issues : a case study from Oregon / Ben Duncan --
Caste, class, and gender issues in India : street sweepers and waste pickers / Michael Lytton --
Life in a refugee camp / Faduma Ali --
The Skull Valley Band of the Goshute Reservations and nuclear waste as economic development / Brent Merrill --
Climate justice / Robert William Collin --
Menstruation and wastes / Susan Lea Collin --
Environmental justice and waste / Robert William Collin --
Human rights and waste / Robin Morris Collin --
Part II. Country profiles --
Glossary.
Responsibility: [edited by] Robert William Collin.

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This fascinating reference offers a unique take on recycling and trash, tracing the role of waste in public health, climate change, and sustainability around the world.  Read more...

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