Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
A 2008 Indie Next Pick
In Confessions of an Eco-Sinner, Fred Pearce surveys his home and then sets out to track down the people behind the production and distribution of everything in his daily life, from his socks to his computer to the food in his fridge. It’s a fascinating portrait, by turns sobering and hopeful, of the effects the world’s more than six billion inhabitants have on our planet—and of the working and living conditions of the people who produce most of these goods.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - satyridae - LibraryThing
Another for the "everything you are doing is wrong" shelf. Pearce decided to investigate the ways his consumer goods were manufactured and disposed of. The usual suspects are on display here, and some ... Read full review
CONFESSIONS OF AN ECO-SINNER: Tracking Down the Sources of My StuffUser Review - Kirkus
New Scientist environment and development consultant Pearce (With Speed and Violence: Why Scientists Fear Tipping Points in Climate Change, 2007, etc.) looks at the stuff our consumer dreams are made ... Read full review