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Recycling Reconsidered
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How the success and popularity of recycling has diverted attention from the steep environmental costs of manufacturing the goods we consume and discard.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
  2. pp. 2-5
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acronyms and Abbreviations
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-22
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  1. Chapter 1. Rags and Bottles
  2. pp. 23-48
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  1. Chapter 2. Curbside Recycling Collection
  2. pp. 49-86
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  1. Chapter 3. Tonnage and Toxicity: The Nonissue of Nonhazardous Industrial Waste
  2. pp. 87-124
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  1. Chapter 4. Scale and Sufficiency: Zero Waste and the Quest for Environmental Justice
  2. pp. 125-172
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  1. Chapter 5. Extended Plastics Responsibility: Producers as Reluctant Stewards
  2. pp. 173-216
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 217-240
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  1. Appendix I: Summary of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Data on Solid-Waste Generation, Disposal, and Recycling in the United States
  2. pp. 241-242
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  1. Appendix II: Summary of Textile and Glass Disposal and Recycling in the United States and New York City
  2. pp. 243-244
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  1. Appendix III: Changes in Quantity and Composition of Municipal Solid Waste over Time
  2. pp. 245-248
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  1. Appendix IV: Fractions of Municipal Solid Waste Suitable for Reuse Using a Model of Repair, Refurbishment, and Retailing
  2. pp. 249-252
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  1. Appendix V: Details on Various Quantities of Different Plastics in Municipal Solid Waste
  2. pp. 253-256
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  1. Appendix VI: Fractions of Municipal Solid Waste Referred to in the Conclusion
  2. pp. 257-258
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 259-262
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  1. References
  2. pp. 263-290
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 291-304
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  1. Urban and Industrial Environments
  2. pp. 318-321
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