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Where Does the Garbage Go?
     

Where Does the Garbage Go?

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by Paul Showers, Randy Chewning
 

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Follow that garbage truck!

...to the landfill to see how trash keeps piling up...to the incinerator to see how trash can be turned into energy ... to the recycling center to see how a soda bottle can be turned into a flowerpot. Filled with graphs, charts, and diagrams, Where Does the Garbage Go? explains how we deal with the problem of too much trash and

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Follow that garbage truck!

...to the landfill to see how trash keeps piling up...to the incinerator to see how trash can be turned into energy ... to the recycling center to see how a soda bottle can be turned into a flowerpot. Filled with graphs, charts, and diagrams, Where Does the Garbage Go? explains how we deal with the problem of too much trash and provides ideas for easy ways to be a part of the solution.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
Simple, succinct, and clear explanations of how recycling conserves energy and reduces pollution as it decreases waste. This book show the basic steps involved in making new-from-used paper, glass, cans, and plastic; and concludes with a few specific recycling recommendations. A "Let's-Read-And-Find-Out-Science" book.
Booklist
“Given the usefulness of this book in the classroom, public and school libraries will want to have at least one copy of the new edition.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060210571
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series: Level 2
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.49(d)
Lexile:
810L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Paul Showers wrote twenty books for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including favorites such as What Happens to a Hamburger? and Where Does the Garbage Go? Mr. Showers worked on the Detroit Free Press, the New York Herald Tribune, and for thirty years, the Sunday New York Times.

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Where Does the Garbage Go? (Let's-Read-and-Find-out Science Book)) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
love2educate More than 1 year ago
This really made my 4yr old want our family to recycle and learn more about it. This book is great. It's amazing how this book influenced so many different areas for my daughter. It's a keeper.