eBook Encyclopedia Of Consumption And Waste: The Social Science Of Garbage, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452218528
  • ISBN-13: 9781452218526
  • DDC: 363.72
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Examines why we throw away the trash we do today, using data compiled from the exploration of dumpsters, to better understand our modern society and culture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Articles.
Reader’s Guide.
About the Editors.
List of Contributors.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Acid Rain.
2: Adhesives.
3: Adorno, Theodor.
4: Aerosol Spray.
5: Africa, North.
6: Africa, Sub-Saharan.
7: Air Filters.
8: Alabama.
9: Alaska.
10: Alcohol Consumption Surveys.
11: Aluminum.
12: Anaerobic Digestion.
13: Appliances, Kitchen.
14: Archaeological Techniques, Modern Day.
15: Archaeology of Garbage.
16: Archaeology of Modern Landfills.
17: Argentina.
18: Arizona.
19: Arizona Waste Characterization Study.
20: Arkansas.
21: Atomic Energy Commission.
22: Audio Equipment.
23: Australia.
24: Automobiles.
25: Avoided Cost.
26: Baby Products.
27: Barges.
28: Beef Shortage, 1973.
29: Beijing, China.
30: Beverages.
31: Biodegradable.
32: Books.
33: Brazil.
34: Browning-Ferris Industries.
35: Bubonic Plague.
36: Buenos Aires, Argentina.
37: Cairo, Egypt.
38: California.
39: Campbell Soup Study (1930s).
40: Canada.
41: Candy.
42: Capitalism.
43: Car Washing.
44: Carbon Dioxide.
45: Celluloid.
46: Central America.
47: Certified Products (Fair Trade or Organic).
48: Children.
49: Chile.
50: China.
51: Clean Air Act.
52: Clean Water Act.
53: Cleaning Products.
54: Cloaca Maxima.
55: Coal Ash.
56: Colorado.
57: Commodification.
58: Composting.
59: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Cercla/Superfund).
60: Computers and Printers, Business Waste.
61: Computers and Printers, Personal Waste.
62: Connecticut.
63: Construction and Demolition Waste.
64: Consumerism.
65: Consumption Patterns.
66: Copper.
67: Cosmetics.
68: Crime and Garbage.
69: Culture, Values, and Garbage.
70: Dairy Products.
71: Dating of Garbage Deposition.
72: Definition of Waste.
73: Delaware.
74: Delhi, India.
75: Developing Countries.
76: Dhaka, Bangladesh.
77: Diet and Nutrition Surveys.
78: Disposable Diapers.
79: Disposable Plates and Plastic Implements.
80: District of Columbia.
81: Downcycling.
82: Dump Digging.
83: Dumpster Diving.
84: Earth Day.
85: East Asia (Excluding China).
86: Economics of Consumption, International.
87: Economics of Consumption, U.S..
88: Economics of Waste Collection and Disposal, International.
89: Economics of Waste Collection and Disposal, U.S..
90: Emissions.
91: Engine Oil.
92: Environmental Defense Fund.
93: Environmental Justice.
94: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
95: Environmental Tobacco Smoke.
96: Environmentalism.
97: European Union.
98: Externalities.
99: Farms.
100: Fast Food Packaging.
101: Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act.
102: First Principle of Waste.
103: Fish.
104: Floor and Wall Coverings.
105: Florida.
106: Fly-Tipping.
107: Food Consumption.
108: Food Waste Behavior.
109: France.
110: Freeganism.
111: Fresh Kills Landfill.
112: Fuel.
113: Funerals/Corpses.
114: Furniture.
115: Fusion.
116: Garbage! the Revolution Starts at Home.
117: Garbage, Minimalism, and Religion.
118: Garbage Art.
119: Garbage Dreams.
120: Garbage in Modern Thought.
121: Garbage Project.
122: Garblogging.
123: Garbology.
124: Garden Tools and Appliances.
125: Gasoline.
126: Georgia.
127: Germ Theory of Disease.
128: Germany.
129: Gillette, King C..
130: Gluttony.
131: Goodwill Industries.
132: Greece.
133: Greenpeace.
134: Grocery Stores.
135: Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
136: Hawaii.
137: Hazardous Materials Transportation Act.
138: High-Level Waste Disposal.
139: History of Consumption and Waste, Ancient World.
140: History of Consumption and Waste, Medieval World.
141: History of Consumption and Waste, Renaissance.
142: History of Consumption and Waste, U.S., Colonial Period.
143: History of Consumption and Waste, U.S., 1800–1850.
144: History of Consumption and Waste, U.S., 1850–1900.
145: History of Consumption and Waste, U.S., 1900–1950.
146: History of Consumption and Waste, U.S., 1950–Present.
147: History of Consumption and Waste, World, 1500s.
148: History of Consumption and Waste, World, 1600s.
149: History of Consumption and Waste, World, 1700s.
150: History of Consumption and Waste, World, 1800s.
151: History of Consumption and Waste, World, 1900s.
152: Hoarding and Hoarders.
153: Home Appliances.
154: Home Shopping.
155: Hospitals.
156: Household Consumption Patterns.
157: Household Hazardous Waste.
158: Human Waste.
159: Idaho.
160: Illinois.
161: Incinerator Construction Trends.
162: Incinerator Waste.
163: Incinerators.
164: Incinerators in Japan.
165: India.
166: Indiana.
167: Indonesia.
168: Industrial Revolution.
169: Industrial Waste.
170: Insulation.
171: Iowa.
172: Iran.
173: Iron.
174: Italy.
175: Japan.
176: Junk Mail.
177: Junkyard.
178: Kansas.
179: Karachi, Pakistan.
180: Kenilworth Dump.
181: Kentucky.
182: Kolkata, India.
183: Laidlaw, Inc..
184: Landfills, Modern.
185: Lighting.
186: Linen and Bedding.
187: Los Angeles.
188: Louisiana.
189: Love Canal.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Articles.
1: National Clean Up and Paint Up Bureau.
2: National Survey of Community Solid Waste Practices.
3: Nebraska.
4: Needs and Wants.
5: Netherlands.
6: Nevada.
7: New Hampshire.
8: New Jersey.
9: New Mexico.
10: New York.
11: New York City.
12: Nimby (Not in My Backyard).
13: Noise.
14: Noise Control Act of 1972.
15: North Carolina.
16: North Dakota.
17: Nuclear Reactors.
18: Ocean Disposal.
19: Ohio.
20: Oklahoma.
21: Open Burning.
22: Open Dump.
23: Oregon.
24: Organic Waste.
25: Osaka, Japan.
26: Overconsumption.
27: Pacific Garbage Patch.
28: Packaging and Product Containers.
29: Paint.
30: Pakistan.
31: Paper and Landfills.
32: Paper Products.
33: Pennsylvania.
34: Personal Products.
35: Pesticides.
36: Pets.
37: Philippines.
38: Poland.
39: Politics of Waste.
40: Pollution, Air.
41: Pollution, Land.
42: Pollution, Water.
43: Population Growth.
44: Post-Consumer Waste.
45: Power Plants.
46: Pre-Consumer Waste.
47: Price-Anderson Act.
48: Producer Responsibility.
49: Public Health.
50: Public Health Service, U.S..
51: Public Water Systems.
52: Race and Garbage.
53: Radioactive Waste Disposal.
54: Radioactive Waste Generation.
55: Recyclable Labels.
56: Recyclable Products.
57: Recycled Content.
58: Recycling.
59: Recycling Behaviors.
60: Recycling in History.
61: Rendering.
62: Residential Urban Refuse.
63: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
64: Resource Recovery Act.
65: Restaurants.
66: Rhode Island.
67: Richard the Raker.
68: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
69: Rittenhouse Mill.
70: Rivers and Harbors Act.
71: Rubber.
72: Rubbish Theory.
73: Ruckelshaus, William.
74: Russia.
75: Safe Drinking Water Act.
76: Salvation Army.
77: Sanitation Engineering.
78: São Paulo, Brazil.
79: Saudi Arabia.
80: Scandinavia.
81: Scrubbers.
82: Seasonal Products.
83: Seóul, South Korea.
84: September 11 Attacks (Aftermath).
85: Septic System.
86: Sewage.
87: Sewage Collection System.
88: Sewage Treatment.
89: Sewers.
90: Shanghai, China.
91: Shopping.
92: Shopping Bags.
93: Sierra Club.
94: Singapore.
95: Slow Food.
96: Sludge Worms.
97: Slums.
98: Social Sensibility.
99: Socialist Societies.
100: Société BIC.
101: Sociology of Waste.
102: Solid Waste Data Analysis.
103: Solid Waste Disposal Act.
104: South Africa.
105: South America.
106: South Carolina.
107: South Dakota.
108: South Korea.
109: Space Debris.
110: Spain and Portugal.
111: Sports.
112: Stadiums.
113: Steel.
114: Street Scavenging and Trash Picking.
115: Street Sweeping.
116: Styrofoam.
117: Sugar Shortage, 1975.
118: Supermarkets.
119: Surveys and Information Bias.
120: Sustainable Development.
121: Sustainable Waste Management.
122: Swimming Pools and Spas.
123: Switzerland.
124: Television and DVD Equipment.
125: Tennessee.
126: Texas.
127: Thailand.
128: Thallium.
129: Thompson, Michael.
130: Tianjin, China.
131: Tires.
132: Tokyo, Japan.
133: Tools.
134: Toxic Substances Control Act.
135: Toxic Wastes.
136: Toys.
137: Transition Movement.
138: Trash as History/Memory.
139: Trash to Cash.
140: Trashed.
141: Turkey.
142: Typology of Waste.
143: Underconsumption.
144: United Kingdom.
145: United States.
146: Uranium.
147: Utah.
148: Ventilation and Air-Conditioning.
149: Vermont.
150: Virginia.
151: Waring, George .
152: Washington.
153: Waste as Food.
154: Waste Disposal Authority.
155: Waste Management, Inc. .
156: Waste Reclamation Service.
157: Waste Treatment Plants.
158: Water Consumption.
159: Water Treatment.
160: Weather and Waste.
161: West Virginia.
162: Wisconsin.
163: Wmx Technologies.
164: Wood.
165: Worms.
166: Wyoming.
167: Yardwaste.
168: Zero Waste.
Glossary.
Resource Guide.
Appendix Garbology 101.
Index.
Photo Credits.