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Trashing the planet : examining our global garbage glut

Author: Stuart A Kallen
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Globally, humans produce 1.3 billion tons of garbage every year. Discover the causes and proposed solutions for the global garbage glut, examining pollution on land, in the ocean, in the air, and in space.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-
Trashing the planet.
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2017]
(DLC) 2016033466
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart A Kallen
ISBN: 9781512413144 1512413143
OCLC Number: 1002307477
Target Audience: Grades: 8-12.
Description: 104 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
Contents: From rags and bones to plastic disaster --
The United States of Trash --
Toxins in our trash --
Take control of your plate --
A graveyard of global waste --
Oceans of plastic --
Space junk.
Responsibility: Stuart A. Kallen.

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Globally, humans produce 1.3 billion tons of garbage every year. Discover the causes and proposed solutions for the global garbage glut, examining pollution on land, in the ocean, in the air, and in space.

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