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Wasted world : how our consumption challenges the planet

Author: Rob Hengeveld
Publisher: Chicago, ILL [etc.] : University of Chicago Press, cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All systems produce waste as part of a cycle—bacteria, humans, combustion engines, even one as large and complex as a city. To some extent, this waste can be absorbed, processed, or recycled—though never completely. In this book the author reveals how a long history of human consumption has left our world drowning in this waste. This is a compelling and urgent work that traces the related histories of population  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Hengeveld
ISBN: 0226326993 9780226326993
OCLC Number: 794209018
Description: XVIII, 337 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Rob Hengeveld.

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All systems produce waste as part of a cycle - bacteria, humans, combustion engines, even one as large and complex as a city. To some extent, this waste can be absorbed, processed, or recycled -  Read more...

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"This is a fresh new way of looking at our core problems on the planet-a different lens to try to understand why we're having such problems and how we might find better paths." -Bill McKibben, author Read more...

 
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