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The wastewater is a witch's brew of sewage , heavy metals , oils , hydrocarbons , garbage leachates , chemicals for de - icing , organic waste from animals , dust , and other harmful ingredients . The runoff from city streets in Florida ...
Obsolescence — encouraging waste — has long been pressed into the service of marketing . Now , as state - of - the - art products succeed each other at dizzying speed and with serious implications for waste disposal , it is assuming ...
there was 9 billion metric tons of solid waste to be " managed ” by OECD countries . Of this , 420 million metric tons was municipal waste and 1.5 billion industrial waste ( including over 300 million metric tons of hazardous waste ) ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
Limited preview - 1992