What Happens to Our Trash? by D. J. Ward
(Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

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Each person in the United States makes almost five pounds of trash every day. That’s more trash per person per day than people make in any other country. What happens to our trash? How can we stop throwing so much stuff away? Read and find out!


About D. J. Ward

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D. J. Ward is a high school science teacher who also writes science books for children. His titles include Exploring Mars and Materials Science. He lives in Elizabeth, CO.
Published January 24, 2012 by HarperCollins. 40 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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The book proper begins with a basic definition of “trash” and moves on to descriptions and tidy cartoon views of landfills and of collection sites for batteries and other hazardous household waste, then concludes with a few simple suggestions for reducing, reusing and recycling.

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Landfills, alternative energy, recycling, and composting are explored, giving greater understanding and encouraging making “where we live a cleaner, greener place.” Additionally included at the end of this book is a “Find Out More About Trash” section that shares information on creating a home c...

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