Worldwide environmental contrasts — North America

  • Marilyn Bakker
  • Michael Gigliotti


The American public consensus regarding packaging and the environment has moved beyond the hyperbole and hysteria that seems to surround the subject in other parts of the industrial world. In the American hierarchy of realistic ecological and environmental concerns, packaging, garbage, and solid waste handling rank rather low on the list. However, in an era of bankrupt communities, burdensome national and community indebtedness, taxpayer unrest, and general distrust of government and industry, these are significant and economic issues.


Solid Waste Municipal Solid Waste Recycle Material Recycling System Source Reduction 
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  • Michael Gigliotti

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