Garbage Project


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A project at the University of Arizona, Tucson, using state-of-the-art archaeologic methods to study contemporary urban garbage/waste
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of Arizona) is the founder and director of the Garbage Project (at his university), which engages students and researchers in conducting archaeological studies of modern refuse.
Lilienfeld says the figure was developed as part of the Garbage Project at the University of Arizona in 1998 and was calculated using data from the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as well from various trade organizations that track sales of wrapping paper and packaging during the holidays.
Another act to watch out for in the nontraditional theatre category is The Garbage Project, by Harish Khanna, which will be put at NSD Open Air space from January 13 to 16, 6.
There is proof from the University of Arizona Garbage Project that pulp and paper products do not degrade in modern landfills.
William Rathje, a University of Arizona professor who is founder and director of the Garbage Project, believes many Americans place too much faith in recycling as the answer to rapidly diminishing landfill capacity.
Rathje and Murphy (1992) have demonstrated that the accuracy of waste characterizations depends more on the accuracy of sorting than on the quantity of waste sorted; consequently, the procedures used by the Garbage Project at the University of Arizona were followed for this study.
For 20 years, researchers with the University of Arizona's Garbage Project sorted, catalogued, and analyzed America's rubbish--some 250,000 pounds of it, excavated from landfills and fresh from garbage cans in selected neighborhoods.
William (Bill) Rathje, the world's first and best known Garbologist, and Director of The Garbage Project at The University of Arizona published Use Less Stuff: Environmental Solutions for Who We Really Are.
Rathje and his archaeological team from the University of Arizona's Garbage Project joined in last year's "big dig" after unearthing wastes from six other landfills (SN: 10/6/90, p.
About 15 billion pounds of uneaten produce wind up in American garbage cans every year in part because most Americans know less than they think they do about keeping produce fresh at home, according to the latest from The Garbage Project and GLAD(R).
Archaeologists at the University of Arizona's Garbage Project unearthed disturbing surprises while excavating landfills during the late 1970s.
University of Arizona -- The school's Garbage Project studies environmental waste management behaviors at two points along the solid waste stream: fresh, household garbage discards and landfill composition.