Waste Reduction through Recycling

Copyright 2001 Sienna Madison


Andersen, Mikael Skou. "Assessing the Effectiveness of Denmark's Waste Tax."  Environment 40. 1 May 1998: 10-20.  - A very detailed article describing the pros and cons of Denmark's waste tax. Very thorough and interesting for its conclusions on the effectiveness of a waste tax in encouraging individuals to recycle and reduce household waste.

Andrews, Paul. "Ideas Pour in from Recycling Old Computers." Seattle Times, December 12, 1999.  - Technology can not keep up with waste. This gives great ideas on how to take  Pieces from computers and use them for many different things.

Association of Municipal Engineers. Recycling Household Waste: The Way Ahead. London: Telford for the Institution, 1991.  - Very detailed study done in the UK about current recycling habits, how to improve Them and the most efficient costs for recycling.

Corhelsen, Verlag. The Waste Mountain: Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Chelenham, England: European Schoolbooks Publilshed Ltd, 1993.  - Brief article on reasons behind the increase of waste and decrease recycling.

Goldstein, Jerome. Recycling: How To Reuse Wastes In The Home, Industry, and Society.  New York: Schcken Books, 1979.  -Very Detailed book about programs being tried, starting blocks for workplace, home, school, the garden-wherever it may be. Wants all to practice for future resources.

Goldstein, Nora. "The State of Garbage in America." BioCycle, April 2000, 32-39.  Contains information and statistics of garbage. Problems behind garbage.

Jabs, Carolyn. Re/Uses: 213 Ways to Recycle and Reuse The Things You Would  Ordinarily Throw Away. New York: Crown Publisher: 1982.

Grant, Jill and Patricia Manuel and Darrell Joudrey. "A Framework for Planning Sustainable Residential Landscapes." Journal of the American Planning Association 62. 22 June 1996: 331-345.  - A technical piece attempting to develop a coherent framework for modern residential planning. Useful because of its information on how sound ecological planning and concern for environmental protection (i.e., recycling) has now become a key concern of planners.

Harris, Kenneth A. "DHEC Program to Help with Household Waste." Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service. 26 April 1999: K3809.  - A brief article discussing a $50,000 grant for a community program to dispose of HHW in Columbia, S.C.

Kulik, Ann. "Ireland's New MSW Approach is No Blarney." World Wastes 39. 1 April 1996: 14-16.  - Discusses Ireland's pre-emptive approach to handling waste-related issues. A somewhat dated but still relevant source.

Nesmith, Jeff. "Waste, Recycling both Growing Across US." The Atlanta Constitution,  March 28, 2000.  Increase in population will increase the waste, what to do about itů

"Oregon Places Priority on Household Hazardous Waste." American City  & County 112. November 1997: 12.  - Contains information on Oregon as well as a good description of what makes up HHW.

Perry, Clare. "Blue Skies Follow Metro's Reign." World Wastes 39. 1 August 1996: 51-57.  - A very detailed article discussing Metro's cutting-edge, comprehensive program for handling waste throughout Oregon. Interesting for its information on the household waste aspect.

"Recycling." The Columbia Encyclopedia. Fifth Edition. 1 January 1993. - Contains a brief but concise overview of the history of recycling.

"Recycling." Earth Explorer. 1 February 1995.  - A good overview of the "problem" of recycling and what some communities are doing about it.

"Recycling." The Hutchinson Dictionary of Science. 1 January 1998.  - A brief article which provides some statistical information on recycling.

Rehder, Sharon. "The Household Side of Hazardous Waste." Conservationist - February 1995: 10-13.  - Provides a good overview of what kind of products constitute HHWs (hazard household waste).

"Resource Recovery Act." Earth Explorer. 1 February 1995.  - Provides a good overview of the Act, which seeks to reduce the impact of landfills and promote recycling.

US Forrest Service. Housing A Home For Recycled Materials. Washington DC:  US DEPT of Agriculture Forrest, 1994.  States the impact of waste directly has on resources such as the forest and what  To do to improve recycling for the future.