Transforming Plastic

Transforming Plastic

by Albert Bates


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The scourge of plastic has poisoned our environment and damaged our health. In this timely book, Albert Bates takes a critical look at this ubiquitous problem, offers creative solutions, and explores worldwide efforts to transform plastic pollution into a tool for social justice, profitable businesses, healthier people, and a healthier planet. It's packed with anecdotes and tips for living with less plastic, viable alternatives, and safe disposal of the plastic you have.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570673719
Publisher: Book Publishing Company, The
Publication date: 05/15/2019
Series: Planet in Crisis
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Arithmetic 1

Chapter 2 Addiction 6

Chapter 3 Alphabet Soup 20

Chapter 4 Recycling 35

Chapter 5 Fantastic Plastic 52

Chapter 6 The Fabrics of Society 67

Chapter 7 Learning to Live with Plastic 79

Chapter 8 The (Only) Way Out 88

Bibliography 109

Index 111

Above the Author 119

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