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Recycling in America

Debra L. Strong

Recycling in America

a reference handbook

by Debra L. Strong

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- United States.,
    • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDebi Kimball.
      SeriesContemporary world issues
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD794.5 .K55 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1725944M
      ISBN 100874366631
      LC Control Number92029984

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      Mar 05,  · The viability of recycling varies tremendously by locale; San Francisco can recycle its glass back into bottles in six weeks, according to Recology, while . “Recycling is better--I won't write "good"--for the environment. But without economics--without supply and demand of raw materials--recycling is nothing more than a meaningless exercise in glorifying garbage. No doubt it's better than throwing something into an incinerator, and .

      Jun 05,  · With the exception of a few items — aluminum cans, cardboard, office paper — the cost of the recycling equipment plus the process itself exceeded the value of the products created by recycling. Though recycling rarely makes economic sense and often burns up more fresh resources than would have been used in making new items, Americans recycled. Mail your media to a company like the CD Recycling Center of America or GreenDisk. Make sure to remove any paper sleeves, as these can be recycled with other paper. CD jackets are office paper, and VHS tape sleeves are paperboard. Find a drop-off location for CDs and tapes near you using the Recycling Locator. Find Recycling Guides for Other.


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Get this from a library. Recycling in America: a reference handbook. [Debra L Strong] -- Looks at the origins of many recycled products; contains biographical sketches of notable people in the field; features facts and figures about recycled commodities; lists state laws and regulations.

Jun 23,  · In Cash for Your Trash, Carl A. Zimring provides a fascinating history of scrap recycling, from colonial times to the present. Moving beyond the environmental developments that have shaped modern recycling enterprises, Zimring offers a unique cultural and economic portrait of the private businesses that made large-scale recycling bextselfreset.com by: New York State/America Recycles DayNew York State/America Recycles Day November 15November 15 Reading ListReading List There are many great books available for students to read on recycling.

These are just a few and this list is not meant as an endorsement of one particular book over bextselfreset.com over another. A Research Study on Textbook Recycling in America research project needed to be conducted to determine the national and regional recycling landscape, if and how book printers and schools recycle casebound and softbound books, and the method that is used to recycle these books, and by A Research Study on Textbook Recycling.

Started by the recycling sector organization National Recycling Coalition inAmerica Recycles Day has been a program of national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful since As the managing entity of America Recycles Day, Keep America Beautiful provides promotional and marketing support Recycling in America book resources to a network of local event organizers.

May 20,  · Recycling in America by Debra L. Strong,ABC-CLIO edition, in English - 2nd ed. Also available as an electronic book via the World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with netLibrary, Inc. Includes bibliographical references and index. Series Contemporary world bextselfreset.com by: 9.

Apr 20,  · Recycling is in trouble — and it might be your fault. executive director and CEO of the Solid Waste Association of North America. Much of reclaimed American waste is shipped overseas, but. A Recycling America - East End Ave., South Chicago Heights, Illinois - Rated 5 based on 2 Reviews "Had a great experience, Josh was very 5/5(2).

Martin Medina has collaborated with governments, NGOs, academic institutions and international organizations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. He has published widely on the informal recycling sector, community-based waste management, and sustainable materials management.

Defines the field of recycling, gives facts and data, and provides a directory of organizations interested in the subject Recycling in America: a reference handbook. Debra L. Strong, Debi Kimball. Abc-Clio and provides a directory of organizations interested in the subject.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Get this from a library. Recycling in America: a reference handbook. [Debra L Strong] -- Information source and guide to individual recycling efforts. Includes an annotated list of resources and organizations.

While recycling in the US continues to grow, one only has to look at Europe to appreciate how much further this country needs to go. The breadth of materials that are collected and recycled in Europe, particularly in northern European countries like the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, significantly exceed what is collected in the US.

Recycle Across America, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 7K likes. Non-profit Recycle Across America introduces society-wide standardized label designs for recycling bins - which is dramatically increasing 5/5(9).

Jan 14,  · Where does your recycling go. The answer may surprise you You’ve said that since the book was published, the recycling industry has really had a. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America. Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America. By Carl A. Zimring. No cover image. Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America. Jul 03,  · In the sad case that your textbook is not worth anything from the 36+ vendors on BookScouter, we want to help you find a new life for your book.

Take a look at our tips for donating and recycling your books. One of the questions we receive at bextselfreset.com is "How do I recycle my old books?". We've compiled a list below of ways you can do recycle books and help out those who don't have access to books or resources to obtain them.

Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects. It is an alternative to "conventional" waste disposal that can save material and help lower greenhouse gas emissions.

Recycling can prevent the waste of potentially useful materials and reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, thereby reducing: energy usage, air pollution (from incineration), and water. If Cash for Your Trash had included more economic theory, the book would have been a more enjoyable read for this economist.

That said, there are no noticeable flaws in Zimring’s economic reasoning, and the book provides readers with a solid history of scrap recycling in America. This revised edition updates the first edition with new information on organizations, legal issues, and the latest developments in recycling technology.

Providing a thorough chronology of the history of waste and the origins of many currently recycled products, this book also contains biographical sketches of individuals who have profoundly affected the recycling field.“Even if through simple living and rigorous recycling you stopped your own average Americans annual one ton of garbage production, your per capita share of the industrial waste produced in the US is still almost twenty-six tons.Get Involved.

Keep America Beautiful envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green, and beautiful place to live. This is why we do what we do, and why we invite committed people like you to participate in our activities and support our programs.