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Recycle
Even those who strive toward a greener world get stymied by what to do next after composting their veggies and recycling their paper, glass, and tin.  But here is information on how to reduce, reuse, recycle, repair, restore, reclaim, refill, recharge, and resell everything from air filters to zippers

Even those who strive toward a greener world get stymied by what to do next after composting their veggies and recycling their paper, glass, and tin.  But Nikki and David Goldbeck have compiled a reference of more than 2,000 resources on more than 200 topics, providing information on how to reduce, reuse, recycle, repair, restore, reclaim, refill, recharge, and resell everything from air filters to zippers. The book itself is printed on recycled paper with vegetable oil-based ink.
Well-known authors Nikki and David Goldbeck have turned their attention from food (The Supermarket Handbook) to a timely new topic. In their introduction, they explain that there are two types of "reuse." The first involves the reutilization of an item for the same purpose as it was originally intended; the second involves using the item for a new purpose.  Recycling, on the other hand, is reprocessing of an item into raw material to create another new product.
From Booklist, 1995
A well-organized, smartly written, entertaining guide.
Reviewer: I first saw this book in a magazine rack at a doctor's office, and thought "Great idea!" -- that is, putting such a simple to read, entertaining and extremely helpful guide where it is most likely to actually be read, cover-to-cover.    In an entertaining, simple-to-read fashion, the book tells you what is and isn't recyclable and why. It also outlines simple steps you can take to reduce waste, including pre-cycling (avoid generating waste to begin with), reusing and of course, recycling. The book includes a complete list of National and State recycling agencies & organizations as well as a list of recycling publications. As extra incentive, the book also offers some startling statistics about how much waste we create, not the least of which is the eye-popping reality that "Americans thrown away enough aluminium every three months to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet." Ouch. No office lobby or home coffee table should be without this book.
REVIEWS   "Kathy Stein's ideas and suggestions are not just good for the environment, they're great for your wallet, too. That's a win-win combination anybody can live with. Ms. Stein is one of the first authors to confront the real environmental issue facing our society -- the need to consume less, not just recycle more." (Bob Lilienfeld, editor, "Use Less Stuff Report") This comprehensive guide outlines necessary elements in designing and implementing a successful recycling program for almost any type of business or municipality. It identifies a wide variety of recyclable materials along with current recycling options; and describes recycling legislation and the role of government and industry. Appendixes offer addresses of end users of recycled material and contacts, and marketing service organizations. Annotation copyright Booknews, Inc.