Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Drowning in waste -- The mess we're in -- Toxic waste -- What happens to waste? -- The three R's of garbage -- What can we recycle? -- Working glass -- Plastic planet -- Saving paper -- Aluminium recycling -- Making compost -- Reuse -- Get involved.
Takes a close look at what is trash and what is not, how we handle rubbish, and what we can do to reduce waste in the landfills.