Trash talk (eBook, 2015) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Trash talk

Trash talk

Author: Michelle Mulder
Publisher: Custer, WA : Orca Book Publishers, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Humans have always generated garbage, whether it's a chewed-on bone or a broken cell phone. Our landfills are overflowing, but with some creative thinking, stuff we once threw away can become a collection of valuable resources just waiting to be harvested. Trash Talk digs deep into the history of garbage, from Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and uncovers some of the many innovative ways people  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Canadian nonfiction
Juvenile nonfiction
Science
Material Type: Document, Primary school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Mulder
ISBN: 9781459806948 1459806948
OCLC Number: 907473722
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed April 13, 2015).
Target Audience: 7 years and up.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Michelle Mulder.

Abstract:

Humans have always generated garbage, whether it's a chewed-on bone or a broken cell phone. Our landfills are overflowing, but with some creative thinking, stuff we once threw away can become a collection of valuable resources just waiting to be harvested. Trash Talk digs deep into the history of garbage, from Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and uncovers some of the many innovative ways people all over the world are dealing with waste.
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