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Author Humes, Edward.
Title Garbology : our dirty love affair with trash / Edward Humes.
Publication Info. New York : Avery, c2012.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 11  628.4 H    IN LIBRARY
Description 277 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : 102 tons (or: becoming China's trash compactor) -- pt. 1 : The biggest thing we make -- Ain't no mountain high enough -- Piggeries and burn piles: an American trash genesis -- From trash TV to landfill rodeos -- The last and future kingdom -- Down to the sea in chips -- Nerds vs. nurdles -- pt. 2 : The trash detectives -- The trash trackers -- Decadence now -- pt. 3 : The way back -- Pick of the litter -- Chico and the man -- Green cities and garbage death rays -- Put-downs, pickups and the power of no -- Epilogue : garbage in, garbage out.
Subject Refuse and refuse disposal -- United States.
Environmental engineering -- United States.
Salvage (Waste, etc.) -- China.
Added Title Our dirty love affair with trash
ISBN 9781583334348 (hardback)
1583334343 (hardback)