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Discard Studies

Browse here for a curated list of books about different subjects related to Discarded Studies

General Resources

  • Garbage In, Garbage Out: Solving the Problems with Long-Distance Trash Transport / Vivian E. Thomson - TD 788 . T56 2009
  • Garbage Land : On the Secret Trail of Trash /Elizabeth Royte - HD4484.N7R68 2005
  • Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash / Edward Humes -  TD 788 .H86 2012
  • Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage/ Heather Rogers - HD 4483 .R64 2005
  • In Defense of Garbage / Judd H. Alexander - TD 791 . A528 1993
  • Man and His Environment: Waste / Wesley Marx - TD 174.M37
  • Recycling and the Politics of Urban Waste / Matthew Gandy - HD4482 .G36 1994
  • Resource Recovery Guide / James G. Abert - TD 794.5 .R456 1983
  • Rubbish!: The Archaeology of Garbage / William L. Rathje and Cullen Murphy - TD 793.3 .R38 1992
  • Solid Wastes II / Stanton S. Miller -  TD 791 . A54 1973
  • The Ethics of Waste: How We Relate to Rubbish/ Gay Hawkins -  TD793.9.H38 2006
  • The Tragedy of Waste  / Chase, Stuart -  HC 106.3.C53
  • War on Waste: Can America Win Its Battle with Garbage?/ Louis Blumberg and Robert Gottlieb - TD 788 .B58 1989
  • Waste /Brian Thill- TD 791.T45 2015
  • Waste and Want: A Social History of Trash / Susan Strasser - HD4482. S77 1999

Composting

  • Compost This Book!:  The Art of Composting for your yard, your community, and the planet / Thomas Christopher and Marty Asher- S 661. C45 1994
  • Compost Toilets: A Guide for Owner-builders/ MT: National Center for Appropriate Technology - TD 775. N37 1979
  • Garbage Helps our Garden Grow: A Compost Story /Linda Glaser and Shelly Rotner - ER JUV S 661. G584 2010
  • How to Build and Maintain, and Use a Compost System: Secrets and Techniques You Need to Know to Grow the Best vegetables /Kelly M. Smith- S 661. S646 2011
  • How to Make and Use Compost: The Ultimate Guide / Nicky Scott - S 661 .S37 2009
  • Industrial Composting: Environmental Engineering and Facilities Management / Eliot Epstien -  TD791.E68 2011
  • Let it Rot!: The Gardener’s Guide to Composting / Stu Campbell - S 661 .C35 1998
  • On-farm Composting Handbook / Robert Rynk - S 661. O53 1992
  • Recycling Organic Waste: From Urban Pollutant to Farm Resource /Gary T. Gardne r- TD 804 .G370 1997
  • Teaming with Microbes: A Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web / Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis -    S 591. L59 2006
  • The Complete Compost Gardening Guide: Banner Batches, Grow Heaps, Comforter Compost, and other amazing techniques for saving time and money, and producing the most flavorful, nutritious vegetables ever /Barbara Pleasant and Deborah L. Martin -O/S S 661. R6 2008
  • The Composting Toilet System Book : a Practical Guide to Choosing, Planning and Maintaining Composting Toilet Systems, a Water-Saving, Pollution-Preventing Alternative / by David Del Porto and Carol Steinfeld - TD 796.5 .D45x 1999
  • The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure / Joseph C. Jenkins- S 657 .J57
  • The Practical Guide to Compost marketing and sales: the product, compost marketing, market planning, creating a compost marketing company, compost sales, marketing systems, and programs / Ron Alexander - HD 9484 .C65 A43 2003
  • The Rodale Guide to Composting / Jerry Minnich and Marjorie Hunt - S661. M56 1979
  • The Science of Composting / Eliot Epstein - TD796.5.E67 1997

Oceans

  • Aquatic Pollution : an Introductory Text / Edward A. Laws- TD 420 .L38 2000
  • Dredged-material Disposal in the Ocean / Dana R. Kester- TD 763. I53 D7 1983
  • Industrial and Sewage Wastes in the Ocean /Iver W Duedall - TD763.I53 1983
  • Mining Urban Wastes : the Potential for Recycling / Cynthia Pollock - TD794.5 .S477 1987
  • Nearshore Waste Disposal / Bostwick H. Ketchum- TD763. N43 1985
  • Ocean Dumping of Industrial Wastes / Bostwick H. Ketchum, Dana R. Kester, and P. Kilho Park - TD763.I58 1978
  • Plastic Ocean: How a Sea Captain's Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans / Charles Moore, and Cassandra Phillips - GC 1085 .M67 2011
  • The Wasted Ocean / David K. Bulloch - QH545.W3 B85 1989
  • Wastes Management Concepts for the Coastal Zone; Requirements for Research and Investigation / Steering Committee on Coastal Wastes Management- TD763.S7

Nuclear Waste

  • Nuclear Waste Management and the Use of the Sea: A Special Report to the President and the Congress / United States. National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere - TD 898 .U57 1984
  • Nuclear Waste: The Problem that won’t go away / Nicholas K. Lensson - TD898 .L45 1991
  • The Next Nuclear Gamble: Transportation and Storage of Nuclear Waste / Marvin Resnikoff - TD898 .R475 1983
  • Too Hot to Handle?: Social and Policy issues in the Management of Radioactive Waste / Charles A. Walker, Leroy C. Gould and Edward J. Woodhouse - TD 898. T66 1983