Waste Management: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues) (Hardcover)

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Waste Management: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues) (Hardcover)

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Waste Management: A Reference Handbook provides an in-depth look at the waste management industry in the United States and elsewhere, including such issues as food scraps, recycling, and other kinds of solid waste.

Waste Management: A Reference Handbook covers the topic of waste management from the earliest pages of human history to the present day.

Chapters One and Two provide a historical background of the topic and a review of current problems, controversies, and solutions. The remainder of the book consists of chapters that aid readers in continuing their research on the topic, such as an extended annotated bibliography, a chronology, a glossary, lists of noteworthy individuals and organizations in the field, and important data and documents.

The variety of resources provided, such as further reading, perspective essays about waste management, a historical timeline, and useful terms in the industry, differentiates this book from others in the field. It is intended for readers of high school through the community college level, along with adult readers who may be interested in the topic.
David E. Newton holds a BA in chemistry, an MA in education from the University of Michigan, and an EdD in science education from Harvard University.
Product Details ISBN: 9781440872822
ISBN-10: 1440872821
Publisher: ABC-Clio, LLC
Publication Date: September 22nd, 2020
Pages: 344
Language: English
Series: Contemporary World Issues (Hardcover)