Trash Talk: An Encyclopedia of Garbage and Recycling around the World

Editor/Author Collin, Robert William
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $100.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $150.00
ISBN: 978-1-61-069508-4
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Available
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This resource examines garbage disposal on a global level, from the history of waste management, to the rise of green movements and recycling programs, to the environmental problems caused by incineration and overflowing landfills.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Thematic Essays
  • Emerging Public Health and Waste Issues: A Case Study from Oregon - Ben Duncan
  • Caste, Class, and Gender Issues in India: Street Sweepers and Waste Pickers - Michael Lytton
  • Life in a Refugee Camp - Faduma Ali
  • The Skull Valley Band of the Goshute Reservation and Nuclear Waste as Economic Development - Brent Merrill
  • Climate Justice - Robert William Collin
  • Menstruation and Wastes - Susan Lea Collin
  • Environmental Justice and Waste - Robert William Collin
  • Human Rights and Waste - Robin Morris Collin
  • Part II: Country Profiles
  • A
  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • B
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • C
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Congo Republic
  • Costa Rica
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • D
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • E
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • F
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • Finland
  • France
  • G
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • H
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • I
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • J
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • K
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • L
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • M
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • N
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • O
  • Oman
  • P
  • Pakistan
  • Palestine
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Q
  • Qatar
  • R
  • Republic of Korea (South Korea)
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • S
  • Samoa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • T
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste (East Timor)
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • U
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • V
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Y
  • Yemen
  • Z
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • About the Author and Contributors