ERIC Number: ED314276
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Household Waste. Issues and Opportunities.
Knaus, Andy; And Others
The purpose of this booklet is to provide citizens with information about household waste and to indicate how they can contribute to its reduction. Information indicates how each individual can reduce waste by adopting new habits, making informed choices, and becoming involved in community action. Discussed are: (1) specific issues of general and household waste; (2) roles the individual can play in waste reduction; (3) roles the community can play; (4) specific innovative programs; and (5) legislative initiatives at the state and federal levels. Specific guidelines for action are detailed. Organizations and agencies involved in these issues, and selected readings are listed. Lists 39 references. (CW)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Hazardous Materials, Legislation, Pollution, Recycling, Solid Wastes, Waste Disposal, Wastes
CONCERN, Inc., 1794 Columbia Road, N.W., Washington, DC 20009 (contact for prices).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Concern, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: For a related document, see SE 051 135. Publication was supported by the Hillsdale Fund and the Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation.