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Waste

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Polity Press,
Pub. Date:
2019.
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English
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"Waste is one of the planet's last great resource frontiers. From furniture made from up-cycled wood to gold extracted from computer circuit boards, artisans and multinational corporations alike are finding ways to profit from waste while diverting materials from overcrowded landfills. Yet beyond these benefits, this 'new' resource still poses serious risks to human health and the environment. In this unique book, Kate O'Neill traces the emergence of the global political economy of wastes over the past two decades. She explains how the emergence of waste governance initiatives and mechanisms can help us deal with both the risks and the opportunities associated with the hundreds of millions - possibly billions - of tons of waste we generate each year"--
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subject_facetInternational economic integration
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Economic aspects
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International economic integration
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Refuse and refuse disposal