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If you don't know your stuff, you don't know your world. Stuff: The Secret Lives of Everyday Things takes you to the places and people you touch every day-when you sip your coffee, tie your shoes, click your mouse, or step on the gas. Once you follow a day in the life of an average North American and see the secret lives of your food, your clothes, and your toys, your world will never look the same.

Review:

"Wow! Great Stuff!" Bill McKibben, author of Hope, Human and Wild

About the Author

John C. Ryan was research director at Northwest Environment Watch from 1993 to 2000 and is the author of Seven Wonders: Everyday Things for a Healthier Planet, Hazardous Handouts: Taxpayer Subsidies to Environmental Degradation, Over Our Heads: A Local Look at Global Climate, and the co-author of Stuff: The Secret Lives of Everyday Things. He has worked for local non-profit groups in Indonesia and for Worldwatch Institute in Washington, D.C. John's home is in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, but he practically lives on his bicycle.

Alan Thein Durning is founder and executive director of Northwest Environment Watch and author of award-winning books such as This Place on Earth, and How Much Is Enough? Formerly senior researcher at Worldwatch Institute, he lectures widely and lives with his wife and children in Seattle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781886093041
Subtitle:
(the secret lives of everyday things )
Author:
John C. Ryan and Alan T. Durning
Author:
Durning, John C. Ryan and Alan T.
Author:
Baker, Don
Publisher:
Northwest Environment Watch
Location:
Seattle, Wash. :
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Conservation
Subject:
Green products
Subject:
Consumer goods
Subject:
Green products -- North America.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 78-86.
Series:
NEW report ;
Series Volume:
GTR-158no. 4
Publication Date:
c1997
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
86 p.
Dimensions:
8.50x5.50x.32 in. .35 lbs.

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