Waste & Recycling Books
By Timothy Beatley. Explains what planners and
local officials in the United States can learn
from the sustainable city movement in Europe.
Examines the progress and policies of twenty-five
of the most innovative cities. More
Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics,
and Human Health
Grossman. Batteries, plastic computer
casings, lead-infused monitors, discarded cellphones,
TV remote controls, and other "e-waste"
is piling up in landfills, leaching dangerous
toxins, including lead, mercury and arsenic,
into water tables. These environmental harms
are being felt by communities from the Arctic
to Australia, with poorer countries and communities
getting a disproportionate share of the burden.
a Living While Making a Difference
Everett. As business and society continue
to place greater emphasis on social and environmental
responsibility, opportunities for career-seekers
with a conscience have never been better. More
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Cities Saving Money
By John Hart. Cities and towns, large and small,
can extend resources, improve environmental
quality, and save money all at the same time.