The book is a good read and makes you look at the contents of your garbage can in a whole different way.
Elizabeth Royte has done a great service by uncovering the truth about how we deal with garbage and other waste.
Royte is very enthusiastic about her subject, and writes in a style that is both engaging and informative.
I like to think I know quite a bit about what happens to the trash and recyclables I throw out but there was a lot in here I never knew and some I am truly appalled to know. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lois Field
It was an interesting read but not quite as fact filled as I would have hoped and could have been halved in size with a little less rambling but at the same time the rambling made... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dave Littlefield
This book goes into the details of garbage removal. It makes you reconsider the consumer orientation we have in our country. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Professor
Great e-book. Like reading about our legacy of trash. Very interesting and insightful book. Leaves you thinking about where your trash legacy will go.Published 13 months ago by Kelly S. Ammon
I actually read this book by the pool while on vacation. It's well researched, but written in layman's terms. Read morePublished 17 months ago by amb
Received the product I ordered in good condition and in a timely manner. I also felt this item was very reasonably priced.Published 24 months ago by James F.
Royte's style is easy to read and informative. The narrative format makes it easy to learn a lot about behind-the-scenes of where our garbage goes. Read morePublished on January 15, 2012 by ninefruits
This book talks about Elizabeth's little "issue" with trash and where it comes from. It all starts from her kitchen trashcan. She puts lots of facts into this book. Read morePublished on December 8, 2011 by Charlie T.
Pretty good book. Not sure I would have chose it had I not needed it for a college course. But definitly worth the price if your curiosity on where your garbage goesPublished on November 28, 2011 by amazon guy