Material Value: More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published:
Julia Goldstein 2019
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Description

Readers will learn:

  • How metals and plastics are made and what happens when they are recycled
  • The challenges that manufacturers face when trying to make their facilities and products less toxic and less wasteful
  • How manufacturers can extract the value of materials while doing less damage to human health and the environment
  • The role of individuals, agencies, and governments in improving use and reuse of materials
  • How regulations can stifle or promote innovation
  • How smart companies are embracing the triple bottom line—profit, people, planet—to yield creative solutions that make manufacturing safer and less wasteful
  • Why some big corporations painted as evildoers deserve a second look.
  • How reporting standards are making it easier to get a full picture of a company's environmental footprint

    The author explains concepts clearly and concisely through compelling examples and personal stories.Get the inside scoop from:

  • A business owner recycling scrap from airplane manufacturing
  • A former geologist running a chain of donut shops
  • Two entrepreneurs committed to improving e-waste processing
  • An executive promoting social and environmental responsibility at a major electronics company
  • A chemist developing safer cleaning products
  • Consultants helping businesses embrace practices that save resources and money
  • Other business professionals devoted to making the world a better place

    Concerned citizens with or without a background in manufacturing or business will find surprising answers to the questions facing companies as they work toward making better use and reuse of materials. Readers will come away with a new awareness of the steps they can take to help the business world succeed in making manufacturing more sustainable and less wasteful.

  • Also in This Series
    Formats
    Adobe EPUB eBook
    Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with with reading apps installed.
    Kindle Book
    Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
    Need Help?
    If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
    More Like This
    More Copies In LINK+
    Loading LINK+ Copies...
    More Details
    Format:
    Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
    Street Date:
    04/22/2019
    Language:
    English
    ISBN:
    9780999595633
    ASIN:
    B07QDBT538
    Reviews from GoodReads
    Loading GoodReads Reviews.
    Copy Details
    LibraryOwnedAvailable
    11
    Staff View
    Grouped Work ID:
    d24398db-6ba4-1cb1-11fd-1f6db5097e18
    Go To Grouped Work
    Needs Update?:
    No
    Date Added:
    Aug 15, 2019 15:42:45
    Date Updated:
    Dec 01, 2019 02:14:32
    Last Metadata Check:
    Dec 02, 2019 08:07:22
    Last Metadata Change:
    Aug 15, 2019 15:42:46
    Last Availability Check:
    Dec 02, 2019 08:07:26
    Last Availability Change:
    Nov 27, 2019 12:54:21
    Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
    Dec 07, 2019 01:40:36

    OverDrive Product Record

    images
      • cover:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/4051-1/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img100.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • thumbnail:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/4051-1/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img200.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover150Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/4051-1/D1C/71F/68/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img150.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover300Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/4051-1/D1C/71F/68/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img400.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
    formats
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780999595633
              • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
              • value: SW00000927117
        • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
        • id: ebook-epub-adobe
        • identifiers:
              • type: ASIN
              • value: B07QDBT538
        • name: Kindle Book
        • id: ebook-kindle
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780999595633
              • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
              • value: SW00000927117
        • name: OverDrive Read
        • id: ebook-overdrive
    mediaType
    eBook
    primaryCreator
      • role: Author
      • name: Julia Goldstein
    title
    Material Value
    dateAdded
    2019-08-15T17:22:00-04:00
    contentDetails
        • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=141&titleID=4623372
        • type: text/html
        • account:
            • name: Sacramento Public Library (CA)
            • id: 1151
    sortTitle
    Material Value More Sustainable Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products
    crossRefId
    4623372
    subtitle
    More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products
    id
    d1c71f68-79bb-4a94-a016-3ea6260d1ebb
    starRating
    0

    OverDrive MetaData

    isPublicDomain
    False
    images
      • cover:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/4051-1/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img100.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • thumbnail:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/4051-1/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img200.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover150Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/4051-1/D1C/71F/68/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img150.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
      • cover300Wide:
          • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/4051-1/D1C/71F/68/{D1C71F68-79BB-4A94-A016-3EA6260D1EBB}Img400.jpg
          • type: image/jpeg
    isPublicPerformanceAllowed
    False
    formats
        • fileName: MaterialValueMoreSustainableLessWaste9780999595633
        • partCount: 0
        • fileSize: 1793562
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780999595633
              • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
              • value: SW00000927117
        • rights:
              • type: Copying
              • value: 0
              • type: Printing
              • value: 0
              • type: Lending
              • value: 0
              • type: ReadAloud
              • value: 0
              • type: ExpirationRights
              • value: 0
        • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
        • id: ebook-epub-adobe
        • onSaleDate: 04/22/2019
        • samples:
              • source: From the book
              • formatType: ebook-overdrive
              • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=d1c71f68-79bb-4a94-a016-3ea6260d1ebb&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
        • fileName: MaterialValueMoreSustainableLessWaste9780999595633
        • partCount: 0
        • fileSize: 0
        • identifiers:
              • type: ASIN
              • value: B07QDBT538
        • name: Kindle Book
        • id: ebook-kindle
        • onSaleDate: 04/22/2019
        • samples:
              • source: From the book
              • formatType: ebook-overdrive
              • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=d1c71f68-79bb-4a94-a016-3ea6260d1ebb&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
        • fileName: MaterialValueMoreSustainableLessWaste9780999595633
        • partCount: 0
        • fileSize: 0
        • identifiers:
              • type: ISBN
              • value: 9780999595633
              • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
              • value: SW00000927117
        • name: OverDrive Read
        • id: ebook-overdrive
        • onSaleDate: 04/22/2019
        • samples:
              • source: From the book
              • formatType: ebook-overdrive
              • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=d1c71f68-79bb-4a94-a016-3ea6260d1ebb&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
    languages
        • code: en
        • name: English
    creators
        • role: Author
        • fileAs: Goldstein, Julia
        • bioText: Julia L F Goldstein holds a PhD in materials science and started her career as an engineer before migrating to journalism in 2001. She is an award-winning journalist and has published articles in multiple trade and business journals. Julia is the owner of JLFG Communications, specializing in white papers and other technical marketing content for companies manufacturing a wide variety of products. She brings her passion for materials and sustainability to life in Material Value, her first book. Julia is active in her local writing community and leads the Seattle chapter of the Nonfiction Authors Association. When she's not writing, Julia enjoys playing flute and piccolo and participating in triathlons.
        • name: Julia Goldstein
    imprint
    Smashwords Edition
    subjects
        • value: Business
        • value: Technology
        • value: Nonfiction
    publishDate
    2019-04-22T00:00:00-04:00
    publishDateText
    04/22/2019
    mediaType
    eBook
    shortDescription

    Have you wondered why gold is so expensive or why so little plastic packaging is recycled? This highly readable book with a unique perspective on environmental sustainability answers these questions and more.

    Readers will learn:

  • How metals and plastics are made and what happens when they are recycled
  • The challenges that manufacturers face when trying to make their facilities and products less toxic and less wasteful
  • How manufacturers can extract the value of materials while doing less damage to human health and the environment
  • The role of individuals, agencies, and governments in improving use and reuse of materials
  • How regulations can stifle or promote innovation
  • How smart companies are embracing the triple bottom line—profit, people, planet—to yield creative solutions that make manufacturing safer and less wasteful
  • Why some big corporations painted as evildoers deserve a second look.
  • How...
  • isOwnedByCollections
    True
    title
    Material Value
    fullDescription

    Readers will learn:

  • How metals and plastics are made and what happens when they are recycled
  • The challenges that manufacturers face when trying to make their facilities and products less toxic and less wasteful
  • How manufacturers can extract the value of materials while doing less damage to human health and the environment
  • The role of individuals, agencies, and governments in improving use and reuse of materials
  • How regulations can stifle or promote innovation
  • How smart companies are embracing the triple bottom line—profit, people, planet—to yield creative solutions that make manufacturing safer and less wasteful
  • Why some big corporations painted as evildoers deserve a second look.
  • How reporting standards are making it easier to get a full picture of a company's environmental footprint

    The author explains concepts clearly and concisely through compelling examples and personal stories.
    Get the inside scoop from:

  • A business owner recycling scrap from airplane manufacturing
  • A former geologist running a chain of donut shops
  • Two entrepreneurs committed to improving e-waste processing
  • An executive promoting social and environmental responsibility at a major electronics company
  • A chemist developing safer cleaning products
  • Consultants helping businesses embrace practices that save resources and money
  • Other business professionals devoted to making the world a better place

    Concerned citizens with or without a background in manufacturing or business will find surprising answers to the questions facing companies as they work toward making better use and reuse of materials. Readers will come away with a new awareness of the steps they can take to help the business world succeed in making manufacturing more sustainable and less wasteful.

  • sortTitle
    Material Value More Sustainable Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products
    crossRefId
    4623372
    subtitle
    More Sustainable, Less Wasteful Manufacturing of Everything from Cell Phones to Cleaning Products
    popularity
    0
    publisher
    Julia Goldstein
    links
      • self:
          • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BWwAAAA2I/products/d1c71f68-79bb-4a94-a016-3ea6260d1ebb/metadata
          • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
    id
    d1c71f68-79bb-4a94-a016-3ea6260d1ebb
    starRating
    0