Waste Uncovering the Global Food Scandal

ISBN-10: 0393068366
ISBN-13: 9780393068368
Edition: 2009
Authors: Tristram Stuart
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/12/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Tristram Stuart has been a freelance writer for Indian newspapers, a project manager in Kosovo and a prominent critic of the food industry. He has made regular contributions to television documentaries, radio and newspapers on the social and environmental aspects of food. His first book, The Bloodless Revolution--'magnificently detailed and wide-ranging' (New Yorker)--was published in 2007, and Waste in 2009. A graduate of Cambridge University, he lives in England, where he rears pigs, chickens and bees.

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Acknowledgements
Perishing Possessions
Liber-ate
Supermarkets
Manufacturers
Selling the Sell-By Mythology
Watching Your Wasteline
Losing Ground: Some Environmental Impacts of Waste
Squandered Harvests
Farming: Potatoes Have Eyes
Fish: The Scale of Waste
Meat: Offal isn't Awful
Moth and Mould: Waste in a Land of Hunger
The Evolutionary Origins of Surplus
Adding It All Up and Asking... �What if?�
Where There's Muck There's Brass
Reduce: Food is for Eating
Redistribute: The Gleaners
Recycle: Compost and Gas
Omnivorous Brethren: Pigs and Us
Islands of Hope: Japan, Taiwan and South Korea
Action Plan: A Path to Utrophia
Afterword
Appendix: Graphs, Tables, Maps and Data
Abbreviations
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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