Part 2 Trash Detectives
102-ton legacy ??
Ch. 7 The Trash Trackers!!
This Idea of Smart Trash
Cell phones tracking the flow of trash. (Ink cartridge)
How they did it? (phones)
This brings to light how our waste moves through our country along with inefficiency’s
Ch. 8 Decadence now
University of Arizona Bill Rathje is an archeologist
Surprising facts about landfills were discovered?
They act more like a burial chamber than a decomposition method
Students formed the garbage project for a study of status on people’s garbage
It showed that we can learn a lot form the garbage a person has.
There classification scheme of numbers to code their findings in the trash.
Some findings they discovered
Hazardous Waste pick up days 166
Page 177-78 1000 year landfill
Part 3 The Way Back
“What the hell was I thinking?” –Bea Johnson , on her pre-zero waste lifestyle
Ch. 9 Pick of the Litter
Artistic relations with the landfills
Show us that our so called waste is not really all waste. We can repurpose most of our so called waste into other products and reuse much more or our waste than once thought
Ch. 10 Chico and The Man
Andy Keller’s idea into big business
The Bag Monster
Students brought enough bags to tie them together around the school (500 bag average per year per family ??)(around 750 times around the world)
Ch. 11 Green Cities and Garbage Death Rays
Trash burning!! Good or Bad??
Ch. 12 Put-Down, Pickups and the Power of NO
Simplistic living is the way of the future but are we ready for it?