Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Penguin
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In Garbology, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Edward Humes investigates the trail of that 102 tons of trash—what’s in it; how much we pay for it; how we manage to create so much of it; and how some families, communities, and even ...

Environmental Planning Handbook

Author: Tom Daniels
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351177559
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Humes, E. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash. New York: Avery, 2013, p.
295. 3. U.S. Bureau of the Census. Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2012.
Washington, DC: USGPO, 2012, p. 232. 4. U.S. EPA. Guide for Industrial Waste
Management. 2012.
htm. Retrieved May 28, 2013. 5. Humes, E. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With
Trash. New York: Avery, 2013, p. 5. 6. U.S. EPA. Municipal Solid Waste ...

Trashing The Planet

Author: Stuart A. Kallen
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
ISBN: 1512413143
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mericans have a love affair with trash. The United States has about 5 percent of
the world's population but generates 30 percent of its garbage. According to a
2008 study by Columbia University in New York, the average American throws
away about 7.1 pounds (3.2 kg) of waste each day, every day. That adds up to
about 102 tons (93 metric tons) of trash over a person's lifetime. Edward Humes,
author of the book Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, says, “Each of our
bodies ...

Beyond Sustainability

Author: Tim Delaney
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786479590
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Students would unearth the waste materials of the past few decades to
extrapolate data on economic, social, and cultural realities of the times. As Rathje
often pointed out, it's not “we are what we eat” but rather “we are what we throw
out.” You can learn about Rathje and his work in the book Garbology: Our Dirty
Love Affair with Trash by the Pulitzer Prize winningjournalist Edward Humes.
Humes asserts that, all things considered, garbage is America's leading export.
Garbology relates ...

The Routledge Companion To The Environmental Humanities

Author: Ursula K. Heise
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317660196
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Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash. New York: Avery, 2012. Print. James,
Gary. “This Is No Place for a Mattress: Industry Taking Lead to Recycle.”
BedTimes: The Business Journal for the Sleep Products Industry. March 2013.
Web. 7 January 2016. Lifsher, Marc. “California Weighs Mattress Recycling Fee.”
Los Angeles Times 23 March 2013. Web. 7 January 2016. Nagle, Robin. “The
History and Future of Fresh Kills.” Dirt: The Filthy Reality of Everyday Life. Ed.
Kate Forde.

Global Garbage

Author: Christoph Lindner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317554434
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New York, NY: Cornell University Press. Hubbard, P. (2006) City. London:
Routledge. Hulme Lever, W. (1921) 'Letters from William Hulme Lever to Lord
Leverhulme: Nigerian tour 1921: Letter No. 5, 5 August 1921'. United Africa
Company Leverhulme Business Correspondence, Box 1376 TT3810, Location
SR1 Lever, WH. Humes, E. (2012) Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash.
New York, NY: Avery. Hunt, J. (2012) 'Vik Muniz: Pictures of Junk, Jardim
Gramacho, Rio de Janeiro' ...

A Man And His Mountain

Author: Edward Humes
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610392868
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The story of self-made billionaire Jess Jackson, who put Chardonnay on America's tables as he built the Kendall–Jackson wine empire from a few mountainous acres of grapes, and raced the Horse of the Year three years in a row, is a ...

The Economist

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So why has Hellman our love of garbage Rubbish heaps Garbology: Our Dirty
Love Affair With Trash. By Edward Humes. Avery; 277 pages; $27
LTHOUGHitisthe buried tombs and the lost cities that get all the press, one of the
most valuable things that an archaeologist candig up is rubbish. Palacemurals
and heroic statues record the sanitised, official version of history, but a society's
garbage tells the true story of how its members lived. With that thoughtinmind,
archaeologists of the ...


Author: Toni Morrison
ISBN: 9789755105505
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