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What a waste / Jess French.

By: French, Jess [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 72 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780241366912 (hardback).Other title: What a waste : rubbish, recycling, and protecting our planet.Subject(s): Refuse and refuse disposal -- Juvenile literature | Environmental protection -- Juvenile literature | Recycling (Waste, etc.) -- Juvenile literature | Waste products -- Juvenile literature | Energy conservation -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 363.72
Contents:
Introduction -- The problem of waste -- Pollution -- Air pollution -- Earth's resources -- Earth's atmosphere -- Deforestation -- Conservation -- Renewable energy -- Efficient home -- Household waste -- Where does it go? -- Landfill -- Plastic forever -- Single-use plastic -- Save our seas! -- Cleaning up our oceans -- The 3 Rs -- Recycling news -- Use less, waste less -- From trash to treasure -- Electronic waste -- Food waste -- Eat up! -- Water waste -- Where does our poo go? -- Waste world -- Fashion -- Space waste -- Our future planet -- Get involved! -- Resources list.
Summary: Everything you need to know about what we're doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This environmental book will teach keen young ecologists about our actions affect planet Earth. Discover shocking facts about the waste we produce and where it goes. Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there's a floating mass of rubbish larger than the USA drifting around the Pacific Ocean?
List(s) this item appears in: New Green Reads for Eco Kids
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Deer Park Library
People, Law & Management
Junior Non Fiction J 363.72 FREN Available IA2056034
Junior St Albans Library (DIY)
People, Law & Management
Junior Non Fiction J 363.72 FREN Issued 12/12/2019 IA2055965
Junior Sunshine Library
People, Law & Management
Junior Non Fiction J 363.72 FREN Available IA2055970
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- The problem of waste -- Pollution -- Air pollution -- Earth's resources -- Earth's atmosphere -- Deforestation -- Conservation -- Renewable energy -- Efficient home -- Household waste -- Where does it go? -- Landfill -- Plastic forever -- Single-use plastic -- Save our seas! -- Cleaning up our oceans -- The 3 Rs -- Recycling news -- Use less, waste less -- From trash to treasure -- Electronic waste -- Food waste -- Eat up! -- Water waste -- Where does our poo go? -- Waste world -- Fashion -- Space waste -- Our future planet -- Get involved! -- Resources list.

Everything you need to know about what we're doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This environmental book will teach keen young ecologists about our actions affect planet Earth. Discover shocking facts about the waste we produce and where it goes. Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there's a floating mass of rubbish larger than the USA drifting around the Pacific Ocean?

For ages 9+ years.

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