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Author MacBride, Samantha,
Title Recycling reconsidered : the present failure and future promise of environmental action in the United States / Samantha MacBride.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2012.

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Author MacBride, Samantha,
Series Urban and industrial environments
Urban and industrial environments.
Subject Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Government policy -- United States.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 303 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Rags and bottles -- Curbside recycling collection -- Tonnage and toxicity : the nonissue of nonhazardous industrial waste -- Scale and sufficiency : zero waste and the quest for environmental -- Justice -- Extended plastics responsibility : producers as reluctant stewards -- Conclusion -- Appendix i -- Summary of the best available data from the us EPA on solid waste -- Generation, disposal and recycling in the United States -- Appendix ii -- Summary of textile and glass disposal and recycling, for the most recent -- Year available, in the United States -- Appendix iii -- Changes in MSW quantity and composition over time -- Appendix iv -- Fractions of MSW that can be targeted for reuse using a model of repair -- Refurbishment, and retailing -- Appendix v -- Details on various quantities of different plastics in MSW -- Appendix vi -- Fractions of municipal solid waste referred to in the conclusion.
Note Print version record.
Summary How the success and popularity of recycling has diverted attention from the steep environmental costs of manufacturing the goods we consume and discard.
ISBN 9780262298551 (electronic bk.)
0262298554 (electronic bk.)
1283448882
9781283448888
9780262016001
0262016001
9780262516433
0262516438
ISBN/ISSN 9786613448880
OCLC # 774393839
Additional Format Print version: MacBride, Samantha. Recycling reconsidered. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2012 9780262016001 (DLC) 2010053623 (OCoLC)700037609



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