The Resource Garbology: : our dirty love affair with trash, Edward Humes, (electronic resource)

Garbology: : our dirty love affair with trash, Edward Humes, (electronic resource)

Label
Garbology: : our dirty love affair with trash
Title
Garbology:
Title remainder
our dirty love affair with trash
Statement of responsibility
Edward Humes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The average American produces 102 tons of garbage across a lifetime and $50 billion in squandered riches are rolled to the curb each year. But our bins are just the starting point for a strange, impressive, mysterious, and costly journey that may also represent the greatest untapped opportunity of the century. In Garbology, Edward Humes investigates trash-what's in it; how much we pay for it; how we manage to create so much of it; and how some families, communities, and even nations are finding a way back from waste to discover a new kind of prosperity. Along the way, he introduces a collection of garbage denizens unlike anyone you've ever met: the trash-tracking detectives of MIT, the bulldozer-driving sanitation workers building Los Angeles's Garbage Mountain landfill, the artists residing in San Francisco's dump, and the family whose annual trash output fills not a dumpster or a trash can but a single mason jar. Garbology reveals not just what we throw away but who we are and where our society is headed. Waste is the one environmental and economic harm that ordinary working Americans have the power to change-and prosper in the process
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Humes, Edward
Dewey number
628.4/40973
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Joe Barrett
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  • Barrett, Joe
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Refuse and refuse disposal
  • Environmental engineering
  • Salvage (Waste, etc.)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Garbology: : our dirty love affair with trash, Edward Humes, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11668644
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11668644
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 37 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11668644
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Garbology: : our dirty love affair with trash, Edward Humes, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11668644
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11668644
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 37 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11668644
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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