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A fascinating rags-to-riches story and a personal and intimate history of one man’s experiences in life and the waste management business.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. Leonard Dominic Stefanelli
  3. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction: A Historical Summary of Garbage
  2. pp. xi-2
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  1. 1. A Personal History
  2. pp. 3-12
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  1. 2. The Birth of Sunset Scavenger Company
  2. pp. 13-17
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  1. 3. Sunset Scavenger during the 1940s and 1950s
  2. pp. 18-21
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  1. 4. Disposal of San Francisco Waste, 1906–1966
  2. pp. 22-28
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  1. 5. How I Became a Scavenger
  2. pp. 29-40
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  1. 6. Work, Courtship, and Marriage
  2. pp. 41-43
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  1. 7. The Art of Scavenging and Recycling
  2. pp. 44-56
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  1. 8. The Board of Directors and How It Governed
  2. pp. 57-59
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  1. 9. The Revolution
  2. pp. 60-70
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  1. 10. My Role as the New President
  2. pp. 71-78
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  1. 11. Dirty Work, Pride in Ownership
  2. pp. 79-80
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  1. 12. A Visit to Where the Boss Scavengers Were Born
  2. pp. 81-85
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  1. 13. Sunset Scavenger, Catching Up in Time
  2. pp. 86-93
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  1. 14. The Development of the Sierra Point Landfill
  2. pp. 94-102
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  1. 15. Immediate Challenges: The Mountain View Project
  2. pp. 103-113
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  1. 16. Beyond Mountain View
  2. pp. 114-140
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  1. 17. Growing the Business
  2. pp. 141-146
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  1. 18. The Creation of Envirocal, the Holding Company
  2. pp. 147-154
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  1. 19. Addressing the 1968 Civil Rights Act
  2. pp. 155-160
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  1. 20. Seeking the Proverbial Black Box for Waste Disposal
  2. pp. 161-181
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  1. 21. A Good Proposal—Not Implemented in San Francisco
  2. pp. 182-185
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  1. 22. A Conceptual Solution for the State of California
  2. pp. 186-191
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  1. 23. The Winds of Change
  2. pp. 192-201
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  1. 24. A Radical Change and a New CFO
  2. pp. 202-209
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  1. 25. A Significant Event that Changed My Plans
  2. pp. 210-222
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  1. 26. The Final Stab in the Back
  2. pp. 223-224
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  1. 27. My World without Sunset Scavenger
  2. pp. 225-240
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  1. About the Author
  2. pp. 241-242
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780874175592
Related ISBN
9781943859399
MARC Record
OCLC
1001968451
Pages
244
Launched on MUSE
2017-09-27
Language
English
Open Access
No
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