Where Does the Garbage Go? (Let's-Read-and-Find-out Science Book))

Overview

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.

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Overview

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.

Explains how people create too much waste and how waste is now recycled and put into landfills.

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064451147
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science Series: Stage 2
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 124,462
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.81 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Recycle

    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.

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