Edward Humes' Work Is Rubbish

The author of 'Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash' discusses how he became fascinated with garbage.Edward Humes is a man of eclectic storytelling tastes. A former journalist awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for a series of stories he wrote for the Orange County Register on the military establishment in Southern California, Humes has written 11 nonfiction books on subjects including how the GI Bill transformed the American Dream, Southern justice and the Dixie Mafia, and the juvenile justice system in Los Angeles County.

  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author, journalist Edward Humes to Purdue students: Americans are 'champions of waste'
    HAMMOND — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Edward Humes found it ironic that Purdue University Northwest presented him with a bottle of water at the podium Thursday as he spoke about his book — “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash ...
    03/5/2018 - 1:21 am | View Link
  • Patt Morrison asks: Transit guru Edward Humes on spending L.A.'s new transit billions
    We're going to just go out and lay down more asphalt and lay down more rail and hope for the best. It's not going to work. It sounds like there's a missed opportunity at a moment where we seem to be backing away from our love affair with the car ...
    11/15/2016 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Edward E. Whitehead
    Larry Humes Jr. There is one word that describes Ed -- gentleman ... It was my honor to know him, work with him in sports and benefit from his wisdom. God Bless Ed and his family. I was so sad to hear of Ed's passing. I remember him so fondly from my ...
    09/18/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • 'I had 89 brothers and sisters' Children's minister Edward Timpson reveals why he is going to free children from the adoption mire
    Over the next few hours, I got used to the idea and came out of my room. I’m the youngest of three children and with my father out at work all day and the children at school, my mother needed to fill the void. She’d been a nursery nurse and nanny ...
    01/26/2013 - 4:31 am | View Link
  • America’s Love Affair With Garbage
    Get a free audiobook and 30-day trial today by signing up at www.audiblepodcast.com/afterword. Advertisement As Edward Humes points out in his new book, Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash, “Americans make more trash than anyone else on the ...
    05/23/2012 - 7:45 pm | View Link
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  • professional dumpster diving
    Malone, head down in his work, behind a Bed Bath & Beyond in Austin, Texas. Peter Yang. Malone started dumpster diving nine years ago, when he was working at a lower ...
    03/18/2018 - 4:42 am | View Website
  • Garbology — Edward Humes
    Garbology Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash. What is America's largest export, most prodigious product and greatest legacy -- the biggest thing we make?
    03/16/2018 - 11:14 pm | View Website
  • David Hume
    Biography Early life and education. David Hume was the second of two sons born to Joseph Home of Ninewells, an advocate, and his wife The Hon. Katherine (née ...
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  • Persons from Illinois who died in the Vietnam War.
    The name you seek may not be under the city you expect. This index is based on each casualty's Official Home of Record. The official home of record may or may not be ...
    03/15/2018 - 10:32 pm | View Website
  • Those who died in the Vietnam War whose last names begin ...
    Those who died in the Vietnam War whose last names begin with W
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