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My life in garbology

A. J Weberman

My life in garbology

by A. J Weberman

  • 311 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Stonehill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Found objects (Art),
  • Refuse collectors,
  • Weberman, A. J,
  • United States,
  • 1945-1989

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8191585M
    ISBN 100883730960
    ISBN 109780883730966
    OCLC/WorldCa7326542

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      One of the books I read was Edward Humes’ Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash. The book earns its considerable fascination through a compelling mixture of sobering facts (“Americans make more trash than anyone else on the planet, throwing away about pounds per person per day, days a year” [5]) and a wide-ranging unpacking.   Garbology Chapter 5 Chapter 5 of Garbology mainly addressed about a sixty year old woman named Mary Crowley and her experiences throughout Project Kaisei. During her time at sea, she had seen our trash floating in the ocean, from floating detergent bottles to .


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Written 40 years ago before Weberman lost the plot. Condition: Excellent. Slight Fading to Dust Cover’s Spine. Garbology Book Summary: High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles. The primary academic meaning of garbology is the study of (mostly modern) refuse and trash.

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I was excited and grabbed it immediately. I cannot put my finger on why I am fascinated by garbage, but I am. Don’t sit down to read this book with a plastic bottle of water or bag of chips in your hand.

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Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Humes (Force of Nature: The Unlikely Story of Wal-Mart’s Green Revolution,etc.) examines how wastefulness is built into the American way of author shines a spotlight on every aspect of the economy, from corporate practices to the habits of individual families, to substantiate his thesis that “the American Dream is inextricably linked to.

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Over the days of February (Wednesday-Friday), I conducted my own small-scale Garbology study.Garbology NPR coverage of Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash by Edward Humes. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

Garbology.My Garbology. MyGarbology offers a wide range of resources for young people, parents, and educators to learn about recycling in action: what we can do everyday, and the global impact of our actions and waste. Features an interactive game, lesson plans, family activities, and more/5.