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Slow death by rubber duck

Rick Smith

Slow death by rubber duck

the secret danger of everyday things

by Rick Smith

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-280) and index.

StatementRick Smith, Bruce Lourie with Sarah Dopp
ContributionsLourie, Bruce, Dopp, Sarah
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA1213 .S65 2009b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24408444M
ISBN 101582435677
ISBN 109781582435671
LC Control Number2009038076
OCLC/WorldCa406174071

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Pollution is not only an abstract, distant problem seen in belching smokestacks and contaminated waterways, it's also personal. Some of the most dangerous pollutants, it turns out, come from commonplace items in our homes and workplaces - shampoos and toothpaste, carpets and children's prove this point, authors and leading' environmentalists Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie 4/5(5).   “ Slow Death by Rubber Duck ’s real achievement is in documenting how chemical giants stay a step ahead of regulators, and those revelations make the book a fascinating and frightening read.” — The Week “ Slow Death by Rubber Duck isn’t just alarmist environmental shock and awe. It’s a thoughtful look at how pollution has /5(18).

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“Slow Death by Rubber Duck’s real achievement is in documenting how chemical giants stay a step ahead of regulators, and those revelations make the book a fascinating and frightening read.” —The Week “Slow Death by Rubber Duck isn’t just alarmist environmental shock and awe.

It’s a thoughtful look at how pollution has shifted /5(59). At this moment in history, the image conjured up by the word “pollution” is just as properly an innocent rubber duck as it is a giant smoke stack.-From the book Slow Death by Rubber Duck.

Table of Contents Foreword by Theo Colborn, Co-Author of “Our Stolen Future” Acknowledgments Introduction one: Pollution Then and Now two: Rubber Duck.

"Slow Death by Rubber Duck" is a entertaining take on why we need to care about the chemicals that we use and are around on a day in, day out basis. In plain language, the authors showcase information in an easy to understand way that is accessible to all/5.

Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things - Kindle edition by Smith, Rick, Lourie, Bruce. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday s: Another good book about environmental toxins is the Hundred-Year Lie - I enjoyed both, but found Slow Death by Rubber Duck far more entertaining and more useful in terms of mitigating the impact of these chemicals in our daily lives/5(58).

Another good book about environmental toxins is the Hundred-Year Lie - I enjoyed both, but found Slow Death by Rubber Duck far more entertaining and more useful in terms of mitigating the impact of these chemicals in our daily s: The updated edition of Slow Death by Rubber Duck also includes experiments from Smith and Lourie’s book Toxin Toxout, and chronicles conversations with activists, government officials, and experts — as well as people who have experienced health impacts — to paint a picture of the average consumer’s everyday exposure to chemicals.

SLOW DEATH BY RUBBER DUCK: How the Toxicity of Everyday Life Affects Our Health is the landmark book about the toxicity of everyday life and is now updated, revised and re-issued for its 10th anniversary, along with the experiments from Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie's second book,Toxin Toxout.

Ultimately hopeful, Slow Death By Rubber Duck empowers readers with ideas for protecting themselves and their families and changing things for the better. If you are concerned about the level of toxins in your body and want to understand the hidden threats already in your home, you must read this book.

SLOW DEATH BY RUBBER DUCK: How the Toxicity of Everyday Life Affects Our Health is the landmark book about the toxicity of everyday life and is now updated, revised and re-issued for its 10th anniversary, along with the experiments from Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie’s second book,Toxin Toxout.

What I Dislike About Slow Death By Rubber Duck The book engaged in fear-mongering and drama, and took a long time to get to the point. For example, in a rant about why triclosan was used in a garden hose, one author quotes. Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things by Rick Smith, Bruce Lourie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Slow Death by Rubber Duck (Book Review) I am a big fan of Rick Smith, and the work he has done at Environmental Defence.

He has been a leader. Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things Rick Smith, Author, Bruce Lourie, Author, Sarah Dopp, With Counterpoint LLC $25 (p) ISBN Buy this book. The Slow Death by Rubber Duck book has been reviewed recently in the Washington Post, by O, The Oprah Magazine and the book’s authors were recently profiled on Dr.

Oz. The authors of Slow Death by Rubber Duck ran toxic chemical experiments on themselves. Slow Death by Rubber Duck tells the other end of this story--how ordinary household products we consume here in the U.S.

are the font of this toxic rain that falls on the Arctic--but that while the Arctic is the most distant victim of these poisons, we ourselves are the first."/5(K).

Slow Death by Rubber Duck By Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie pages; Counterpoint It's been a bad few years for bisphenol A, the chemical commonly known as can hardly pick up a newspaper these days without reading about the dangers of this man-made compound.

In Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things, wild and crazy Canadian science-policy geeks Smith and Lourie write about the slightly horrific, and sometimes hilarious, experiment they conducted on one week, they hung out in a rented apartment inhaling and ingesting a variety of toxic chemicals that are in everyday household products.

Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, authors of Slow Death by Rubber Duck - Duration: Penguin Random House Canada Recommended for you. The Rubber Duck Story - Duration: Slow Death by Rubber Duck - Book Review. Review by Erica Phipps published in Children, Youth and Environments Vol. 20 No. 1 (Spring ) ISSN: Slow Death by Rubber Duck Smith, Rick and Lourie, Bruce ().

Canada: Alfred A. Knopf Canada; pages. $ (CAN). ISBN. Their book about the adventure is called Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things.

Smith tells Guy Raz that writing the book was like conducting an adult science fair.Slow Death by Rubber Duck is the book that Smith and Lourie wrote.

Before we talk about non-toxic alternatives, here is a brief description of the seven chemicals they tested. Before we talk about non-toxic alternatives, here is a brief description of the seven chemicals they tested. Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, authors of Slow Death by Rubber Duck - Duration: Penguin Random House Canada Recommended for you.