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Author Eamer, Claire, 1947- author.
Title What a waste! : where does garbage go? / by Claire Eamer ; illustrations by Bambi Edlund.
Pub Info Toronto : Annick Press, [2017]
book jacket
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 363.72 EAM     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 363.72 Eamer     AVAILABLE
Descript 89 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Audience 1040L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-83) and index.
Contents The beginning of garbage -- Garbage explosion -- Down in the dumps -- A recipe for waste -- Down the drain -- The business of garbage -- Problem garbage.
Summary "What a Waste! explores the problem of garbage and how humans have dealt with it from prehistory to modern times. Topics include how archaeologists study ancient garbage; the growth of consumer culture and disposability; food waste; the environmental effects of garbage; "problem" garbage like electronic and toxic waste; sewage and dead bodies; and garbage in the oceans and in space. Sidebars highlight people and organizations around the world who are making efforts to reduce or reuse waste."-- Provided by publisher.
Note Issued also in electronic formats.
Subject Refuse and refuse disposal -- Juvenile literature.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Science & Nature -- Environmental Conservation & Protection.
Add Author Edlund, Bambi, illustrator.
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