Rubbish, or garbage, is one of modern society’s most pressing of environmental concerns.Rubbish! is an examination of the problem of waste — domestic and industrial — in the U.K. and elsewhere. Challenging and controversial, this is a rigorous ...
rsial, this is a rigorous examination of the problem of waste worldwide and the efficacy of the public and private initiatives designed to forestall a crisis fast ballooning into catastrophe.This is the story of our rubbish — from the first human bowel movement to the littering of outer space. It is an investigation of the looming problem of waste in the 21st century — our fridge mountain; our crumbling sewers; trading waste; packaging waste; the enormity of our industrial waste; spam emails and new forms of waste; horrors of incineration . . . And it is an attempt to find a blueprint for our survival: the way our lives may have to change.