Produced behind closed doors, disposed of discreetly, hidden by euphemism, shit is rarely out in the open in 'civilized' society, but the world of waste a and the people who deal with it, work with it and in it a is a rich one.This book takes us underground to the sewers of New York and London and overground to meet the heroes of Indiaas sanitation movement, American sewage schoolteachers, the Japanese genius at the cutting edge of toilet technology and the biosolids lobbying team. With a journalistas nose for story and a campaigneras desire for change, Rose George also addresses the politics of this under-reported social and environmental effluent, and the consequences of our reluctance to talk about it. Witty and original, The Big Necessity proves that shit doesnat have to be a dirty word.I need the toilet. I assume there is one, though Ia#39;m at a spartan restaurant in the Ivory Coast, in a small town filled with refugees from ... Refugees dona#39;t have much fun but hea#39;s having some now. a#39;Do it ... I do what I have to do, then flush the toilet and forget it, immediately, because I can, and because all my life I have done no anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Big Necessity|
|Publisher||:||Portobello Books - 2011-05-05|