When it comes to trash, most reading matter is so boring that it belongs in the local landfill.
The Garbage Primer: A
Handbook for Citizens, produced by the League of Women Voters and
published in 1993 by Lyons and Burford, ISBN 1-55821-250-7. This
defines many complex terms and explains the regulatory situation in
clear English, which makes it almost
Rubbish! The Archaeology of Garbage: What
our Garbage Tells Us About Ourselves, by William Rathje and Cullen
Murphy. Published in 1992 by HarperCollins, ISBN 0-06-016603-7,
Rubbish details the work of the Garbage Project at the University
of Arizona, where students and faculty analyze what they find in
garbage cans and landfills. If there is any good science, as
opposed to wishful thinking or mythology, in the complex world of
trash, it's here, and the book is fun to read,
For more information about Saguache County's
landfill operation, write to Brad Jones, County Administrator, P.O.
Box 655, Saguache, CO 81149, or Ellen Cox, Recycling Coordinator,
P.O. Box 476, Saguache, CO 81149.
collected material for recycling is picked up by Reclaimed
Resources of Imperial, Nebraska (800-213-3934), which sells the
material to industries and shares the proceeds with the county.