The Resource Slow death by rubber duck : the secret danger of everyday things, Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, with Sarah Dopp, (ebook)

Slow death by rubber duck : the secret danger of everyday things, Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, with Sarah Dopp, (ebook)

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Slow death by rubber duck : the secret danger of everyday things
Title
Slow death by rubber duck
Title remainder
the secret danger of everyday things
Statement of responsibility
Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, with Sarah Dopp
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pollution is no longer just about belching smokestacks and ugly sewer pipes-now, it's personal. The most dangerous pollution, it turns out, comes from commonplace items in our homes and workplaces. To prove this point, for one week authors Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie ingested and inhaled a host of things that surround all of us. Using their own bodies as the reference point to tell the story of pollution in our modern world, they expose the miscreant corporate giants who manufacture the toxins, the weak-kneed government officials who let it happen, and the effects on people and families across the globe. This book-the testimony of their experience-exposes the extent to which we are poisoned every day of our lives, from the simple household dust that is polluting our blood to the toxins in our urine that are created by run-of-the-mill shampoos and toothpaste. Ultimately hopeful, the book empowers readers with some simple ideas for protecting themselves and their families, and changing things for the better
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1968-
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Smith, Rick
Dewey number
615.9/02
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Environmental toxicology
  • Pollution
  • Pollution
  • Industries
  • Business enterprises
Target audience
adult
Label
Slow death by rubber duck : the secret danger of everyday things, Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, with Sarah Dopp, (ebook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781582436760
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12252617
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remote
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12252617
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MWT12252617
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Slow death by rubber duck : the secret danger of everyday things, Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, with Sarah Dopp, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781582436760
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12252617
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12252617
System control number
MWT12252617
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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