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Main Title The ecological citizen : good earthkeeping in America /
Author Van Sickle, Dirck,
Publisher Perennial Library,
Year Published 1971
OCLC Number 00196246
ISBN 0060802111; 9780060802110
Subjects Environmental policy--United States ; Nature--Effect of human beings on--United States
Additional Subjects Environmental policy--United States ; Man--Influence on nature--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  HC110.E5V35 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/01/1988
Edition {1st Perennial library ed.}
Collation xix, 295 pages ; 19 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Who ate tomorrow? -- The rude awakening -- The biotic film: the layer of life -- U.S.S. Earth -- U.S.S. Earth II -- The fusion torch -- Mineral bankruptcy -- Future fossils -- Water resources: the planned famine -- Timber trends: shaving the planet -- The continuing energy crisis -- Food: America's anomaly -- Protein piracy -- Making ends meet in the gross national product -- The eternal depression -- De-advertising the gross national product -- Reusable rose -- Discovering the last trash mine -- Our packaged society -- The song of the plastic bottle -- Newspaper: save the paper, change the news -- Trash is cash -- On to the recycled society -- Moving societyy and turning the future -- Action and reaction versus a behavioral laser -- They're doing it in Sweden -- Start with a stamp -- Local action groups -- Feeding the family -- Clean it up -- Buy less of it -- Kitchen conservation -- Preventing solid waste by saving money -- Reusing containers: metal and glass -- The plastic paradox -- Reusing papes -- Reusing fabric -- Around the house -- Building ecological systems -- Disposing of sewage disposal -- Ecological washday -- Whiter-than-white versus greener-than-green -- The body ecologic -- In the garden -- Defending ecological systems -- Energy ecotips and kilowatt capers -- Energy ecotips and infernal combustion -- Protecting ourselves from urban air -- Urban defense against poisoned ears -- Poisoning the last well -- Wildlife and the smell of smoke: a final chapter.