Stop Garbage: The Truth about Recycling


Published in: Google Books > Science > recycling | Published on 19/May/2020 04:04

158 pages , Independently Published , 2019-02-28
#1 Bestseller in waste management Stop Garbage sheds some light on the world of waste and recycling, topics often filled with questions for most readers. Do we really know why it's important to recycle and the consequences of not doing it? What environmental impact does our behavior have? What trends will prevail in waste management during the next decade? Far from being a technical book, Stop Garbage introduces us to the field of waste and recycling in a clear and enjoyable way. It deals with garbage or waste, whatever you want to call it, but in it you will also find a kidnapping, a destroyer, successes, food waste, the biggest dump in the world, the first incinerator, questions about money and employment or riddles: how many times can you fill the Camp Nou Stadium with one year's waste? How many trees do we save from felling if we recycle paper? What's the best waste in the world? Added to this, multimedia content, articles and videos make up a didactic book of reading which is, without a shadow of a doubt, entertaining. After years of experience in the sector, Alex Pascual (Barcelona, 1976) brings us closer to the key concepts that can help us to formulate our own opinion on the subject. A book full of vital data as well as funny anecdotes that will trigger successive reflections on waste management, undoubtedly one of the pillars of the contemporary and future commitment to the environment. About the author Industrial Engineer specialist in waste management, street cleaning and public services. He has been working in the private sector for many years and now, after more than nine years works as a public services chief for a city council. He also writes on a blog about the same subject www.stopgarbage.com, Twitter profile @stopbasura1 and on Instagram as @stopbasura. Readers reviews " It is a very affordable book for anyone who wants to know how the recycling system works in Spain. With a simple language and away from the technicalities, step by step the writer introduces you to why it is important to recycle, the main magnitudes in our country and the recycling process of each container ." Nicolás "This is a good book to understand the garbage and what represents in our society. It is impressive to read the data and interpretation that the author gives us ..."Luis "Very good book, practical, with a surprising data that reveals and the clarity of the explanation. Despite containing a large amount of information, its reading is enjoyable and facilitated by numerous graphics, links to websites, etc. The book really opens your eyes to the world of recycling! Highly recommended. "Dani



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