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Author Kallen, Stuart A., 1955- author.

Title Trashing the planet : examining our global garbage glut / Stuart A. Kallen.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, [2018]
copyright 2018


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  363.72 Kallen    ---  Available
Description 104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Study Program MG+ RL 8.6 4.0 189085
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary 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.
Audience Ages 14 & up.
Grades 9 & up.
1200L Lexile.
Study Program Reading Counts 6-8 12.4 8
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Environmental management -- Juvenile literature.
Marine debris -- Juvenile literature.
Plastic scrap -- Juvenile literature.
Pollution -- Juvenile literature.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Juvenile literature.
Environmental management.
Marine debris.
Plastic scrap.
Refuse and refuse disposal.
Environmental policy.
Marine pollution.
Plastics -- Waste disposal.
Refuse and refuse disposal.
ISBN 9781512413144 (library bound) : 28.00

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