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Trash! Trash! Trash!

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Creator:U.W. Committee on the Environmental Crisis
Creator:University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division.
Title:Trash! Trash! Trash!
Date:1970
Description:

Announces: "We must keep from burying our civilization under our own trash. It's up to you." Calls for: "1. Organize and/or participate in trash-collecting drives in your community ... 2. Pressure your supermarket to minimize packaging and/or to use returnable, reusable containers ... 3. Boycott laundries that won't reuse hangers ... 4. Don't buy products that come in unreusable containers." Quote from document: "THIS YEAR we will somehow have to dispose of 3.5 billion tons of solid waste, which includes 360 million tons of commercial and household refuse, an average of 5.3 pounds per person per day. The price American cities have to pay to collect and deal with our refuse amounts to 4.5 billion dollars a year. (Figures from U.S. News and World Report, Sept. 8, 1969.)"

Types:Fliers (printed matter) | Text
Subjects:Recycling--Washington (State)--Seattle | Green movement--Washington (State)--Seattle | Environmentalism--Washington (State)--Seattle | Sternhoff Metals (Firm) | Independent Paper (Firm) | North Western Glass (Firm) | United States, Washignton, King County, Seattle, 47.6062095, -122.3320708
Collection:Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:University of Washington. Libraries. Special Collections Division
Original Material:

Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection

U.W. Committee on the Environmental Crisis

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