The Present Failure and Future Promise of Environmental Action in the United States
|Series title:||Urban and Industrial Environments Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||MIT Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $27.00|
| Book Description: |
Recycling is widely celebrated as an environmental success story. The accomplishments of the recycling movement can be seen in municipal practice, a thriving private recycling industry, and widespread public support and participation. In the United States, more people recycle than vote. But, as Samantha MacBride points out in this book, the goals of recycling -- saving the earth (and trees), conserving resources, and greening the economy -- are still far from being realized. The...