Rubbish! The Archaeology of Garbage

ISBN-10: 0816521433

ISBN-13: 9780816521432

Edition: 2001

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Description: Rubbish! is a sociological survey of our demographics and buying habits which, along the way, dispels the myths about a garbage crisis and suggests methods for dealing with future rubbish.

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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 3/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Cullen Murphy is the editor at large at Vanity Fair and the former managing editor of the Atlantic Monthly . He is the author of  Are We Rome?,   The Word According to Eve , and the essay collection Just Curious .

Preface to the New Edition
An Introduction to the Garbage Project
Yes, Wonderful Things
Garbage and History
What We Say, What We Do
The Landfill Excavations
Into the Unknown
The Myths of Biodegradation
Interlude: Diapers and Demographics
A Garbage Census?
The Diaper Dilemma
Garbage and the Future
The Technological Fix
Closing the Loop
Life-style Override
The Ten Commandments
Acknowledgments
Index
Garbage Project Students, 1973-1991
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