The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet one Community at a Time [Audiobook] download free by Paul Connett

The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet one Community at a Time Audiobook download free by Paul Connett
  • Listen audiobook: The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet one Community at a Time
  • Author: Paul Connett
  • Release date: 2013/5/7
  • Publisher: CHELSEA GREEN PUBLISHING CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781603584890
  • Rating: 9.64 of 10
  • Votes: 824
  • Review by: Gregory Saucier
  • Review rating: 7.28 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Duration: 4H54M48S in 256 kbps (80 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, MP3, MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, WAV, MPEG-4 DST (compression ARJ, LHA, ZIP, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 400
  • Includes a PDF summary of 41 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 29M45S (8.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Waste is something we all make every day but often pay little attention to. That's changing, and model programs around the globe show the many different ways a community can strive for, and achieve, zero-waste status. Scientist-turned-activist Paul Connett, a leading international figure in decades-long battles to fight pollution, has championed efforts to curtail overconsumption and keep industrial toxins out of our air and drinking water and bodies. But he's best known around the world for leading efforts to help communities deal with their waste in sustainable ways-in other words, to eliminate and reuse waste rather than burn it or stow it away in landfills. In The Zero Waste Solution, Connett profiles the most successful zero-waste initiatives around the world, showing activists, planners, and entrepreneurs how to re-envision their community's waste-handling process-by consuming less, turning organic waste into compost, recycling, reusing other waste, demanding nonwasteful product design, and creating jobs and bringing community members together in the process. The book also exposes the greenwashing behind renewed efforts to promote waste incinerators as safe, nontoxic energy suppliers, and gives detailed information on how communities can battle incineration projects that, even at their best, emit dangerous particles into the atmosphere, many of which remain unregulated or poorly regulated. An important toolkit for anyone interested in creating sustainable communities, generating secure local jobs, and keeping toxic alternatives at bay.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Waste Management, Environmental Economics, Pollution Control, Central Government Policies, Medical Toxicology, Waste Treatment & Disposal
  • Download servers: FreakShare, pCloud, Uploaded, FileServe, Google Drive, iDope. Compressed in ARJ, LHA, ZIP, RAR
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.41 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x24.38mm
  • Weight: 648.64g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: White River Junction, United States

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