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Where does our garbage go?

Joan Chase Bowden

Where does our garbage go?

turn a wheel, or lift a flap, to find out how garbage gets recycled!

by Joan Chase Bowden

  • 189 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday Book for Young Readers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Toy and movable books -- Specimens.,
    • Recycling (Waste),
    • Refuse and refuse disposal.,
    • Toy and movable books.

    • About the Edition

      Text and movable features depict how the environment can be improved by recycling garbage in various ways.

      Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statement[written by Joan Bowden ; designed and illustrated by Pat Paris, illustration assistance by Andra Chase ; paper engineering, Wayne Kalama].
      ContributionsParis, Pat, ill., Kalama, Wayne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD794.5 .B68 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1555682M
      ISBN 100385306520
      LC Control Number91036030
      OCLC/WorldCa24627208

      Ever since cave people cracked open seafood shells for dinner, humans have produced garbage, and we’ve had to figure out what to do with it. What a Waste! explores the history of garbage from earliest times to today, covering subjects including dumps, human waste, water pollution, “problem” garbage, and modern “throwaway” culture. Littering our Communities Or In the Ocean. This is why it is so important that we put our trash into the proper containers and recycle as much as we can. Garbage does not simply disappear once it leaves our homes, it all ends up somewhere and has an impact on every single person in some way. Small actions can have a huge impact. Find out how.

      Our reliance on shipping waste out of state is increasing, the cost of that transportation is escalating, and the folks who have until. now been willing to accept our garbage . An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Where Does Our Garbage Go? Movies Preview.

      Where does our recycling go? Whether at home, school, work or play, the materials you recycle make their way to a nearby recycling facility, and then off to a buyer to be turned into new products. You may be surprised that recyclable material buyers are closer than you think. Where does our garbage go after we throw it away? These huge machines pick up our garbage and transport it to landfills. Learn how garbage trucks lift garbage cans, pack down garbage, and get rid of their smelly cargo!


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