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Author MacBride, Samantha.
Title Recycling reconsidered [electronic resource] : the present failure and future promise of environmental action in the United States / Samantha MacBride.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xii, 303 p.
Series Urban and industrial environments.
Bibliography 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 -- Series list.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Government policy -- United States.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780262016001 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780262298551 (e-book)
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