Garbage and Recycling

Garbage and Recycling

by Chris Oxlade


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Each book in this series examines a key utility used by the average household. This book looks at garbage and recycling, and examines what they are, what happens to garbage when it is taken away, and environmental issues arising from the ways we dispose of garbage and choose to recycle in our homes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432965716
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: How Does My Home Work?
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: NC570L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 6 Years

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

Table of Contents

What Is Garbage? 4

What Is Wrong with Garbage? 6

What Materials Are in Garbage? 8

Why Do We Have Separate Bins for Some Garbage? 10

What Happens to Garbage After It Is Taken Away? 12

Why Don't We Bury All Our Garbage? 14

Why Do We Recycle Materials? 16

How Much Garbage Do We Throw Away? 18

How Can We Throw Away Less? 20

Make a Recycling Tally 22

Glossary 23

Find Out More 24

Index 24

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