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Trash revolution : breaking the waste cycle

Author: Erica Fyvie; Bill Slavin
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"All the stuff that surrounds us has a life cycle: materials are harvested, the stuff is made and distributed, it's consumed and then it gets trashed or recycled. Using the typical contents of a child's school backpack (defined as water, food, clothing, paper, plastic, metals, electronics), this book explores those stages in detail, including lots of ways to reduce, reuse or recycle waste along the way. Children  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Junior
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Fyvie; Bill Slavin
ISBN: 9781771380782 1771380780
OCLC Number: 1028750554
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Water --
Food --
Clothing --
Paper --
Plastic --
Metals --
Electronics --
Waste in space --
Zero-waste future.
Responsibility: written by Erica Fyvie ; illustrated by Bill Slavin.

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Using the typical contents of a child's school backpack (defined as water, food, clothing, paper, plastic, metals, electronics), this book explores the life cycle of stuff, including lots of ways to  Read more...

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Excellent Middle Grade Nonfiction!

by KidsLiterature (WorldCat user published 2018-11-29) Excellent Permalink

This book is fun and informative. My kids and students learned so much. Information is presented in a clear and non-judgmental manner.

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