Dumpster Diving


Bibliography © 2001 Cindy Bonzer


Strasser, Susan. Waste and Want. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1999. A history of garbage.
 

Hoffman, John. The Art and Science of Dumpster Diving. Port Townsend: Loompanics Unlimited, 1993. More than a person needs to know about dumpster diving.
 

Christensen, Karen. Home Ecology. Golden Colorado: Arlington Books, 1990. Simple and Practical Ways to Green Your Home.
 

Ashwell, Rachel. Shabby Chic. NewYork: ReganBooks, 1996. Time worn objects as fashionable home décor.
 

Friedan, Betty. The Feminine Mystique. New York: Bantam Doubleday, 1963. Examination of the female role as a suburban housewife.
 

Gourlay, K.A. World of Waste. New Jersey: Billing & Sons, Ltd., 1992. Dillemmas of Industrial Development.
 

World Wildlife Fund. Getting at the Source, Washington DC: Island Press, 1991. Strategies for Reducing Solid Waste.
 

Kemper, Peter and Quigley, John. The Economics of Refuse Collection, Cambridge Massachusetts: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1976. Costs and History of Garbage Collection.
 

Environmental Protection Agency, Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste in the United States, 1996 Update, Prairie Village, KS: Franklin Associates, 1997. Statistics and History of Municipal Solid Waste from 1960 to 1996, projections to 2010.
 

Metro Press Room, NYC's Garbage Picker, Canners & Hubcap Scavengers Are in the Spotlight with Tossed and Found, online posting, accessed 05 February 2001; available from http://metro.thoughtbubble.com/press/pr_tossed.html. Overview of Documentary "Tossed and Found".
 

Tech Trash, online posting, accessed 05 February 2001; available fromhttp://www.lumiere.net/~fib/trash/wwd.html. Description of types of tech trash, and explanation of donations to charity.
 

Dumpster Diving, online posting, accessed 05 February 2001; available fromhttp://www.cat.org.au/skippy/. General Dumpster diving chatter.
 

Harrison, Ward, Turning Trash into Treasure, online posting, accessed 05 February 2001; available from http//:www.autographcollector.com/coll596/trash.htm. Chronicles of a gentleman who digs in celebrity's garbages and collects what he finds.
 

Women's International Center, Women's History in America, online posting, accessed 05 February 2001; available from http://www.wic.org.misc/history.htm. History of laws non-discriminatory toward women.
 

Garbage Picking Legal Page, Garbage Picking is Legal, online posting, accessed 05 February 2001; available fromhttp://www.usaor.net.users/mbowytz/gpick/legal.htm. Explanation of legalities of garbage picking on a national level.
 

Environmental Protection Agency, Reducing Solid Waste, online posting, accessed 03 March, 2001; available from http://epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/reduce/catbook/problem.htm. Ways to reduce solid waste.