Reducing Pollution and Waste

Reducing Pollution and Waste

by Jen Green

Hardcover(Library Binding)



This book presents the case for reducing household, industrial, and agricultural pollution, in order to reduce the harm done to our environment. How will that affect our way of life?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410942999
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Series: Environment Challenge Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1080L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

About the Author

Dr Jen Green worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer who has written over 200 books for children, on geography, the environment, history, natural history, and other subjects. Her Heinemann-Raintree title on Sustaining Our Natural Resources was selected in 2011 for the Junior Library Guild's SLJ Curriculum Levels program.

Table of Contents

Polluted Earth 4

Where Do Waste and Pollution Come From? 6

The impact of Waste and Pollution 12

Local and Global Pollution 18

Who Produces Pollution and Waste? 22

Tackling Pollution 28

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle 36

Facts and Figures 42

Glossary 44

Find Out More 46

Index 48

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