“Royte is a natural storyteller and skillful natural historian. Few others could have pulled off turning our feculence into fascination.” Kirkus Reviews
About Garbage Land and Elizabeth Royte:
- The author’s website for Garbage Land
- The “What to do” section of this site includes photographs by Chris Jordan. Look at his amazingly disturbing exhibit – Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption.
- Interview with Elizabeth Royte in 2005 – 36 minutes
- Book review in Mother Jones
Background on landfills and composting:
Local Resources for Recycling and Composting:
- City of Champaign – recycling household products:
- City of Urbana – a listing of alternatives to landfill disposal
- University of Illinois Extension – composting in the home garden
- NPR program Morning Edition has been doing a series on trash and recycling this week that can be viewed and heard on npr.org. This is a link to one of the stories.
- Union of Concerned Scientists – Citizens and Scientists for Environmental Solutions
- Earth 911 delivers actionable local information on recycling and product stewardship that empowers consumers to act locally, live responsibly and contribute to sustainability.
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