Trash Talk!

Trash Talk!

Moving Toward A Zero-waste World

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
Traces the history of garbage from the Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch to discuss innovative ways that people all over the world are dealing with waste and inventing ways to transform garbage into a valuable resource.

Orca Book Publishers
This illustrated book of nonfiction for middle-grades shows how people all over the world are working to keep our planet from drowning in a sea of garbage.
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.

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia :, Orca Book Publishers,, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781459806924
Characteristics: 48 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm


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Jan 04, 2018

A great book to start with for anyone who's looking to live more environmentally friendly. What I like the most about the book is how every page is filled with solutions and ideas; it's proactiveness is very energizing!

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