What happens to our trash once the garbage truck hauls it away? What is a landfill, and why is it bad for Earth’s future? What happens to trash made from plastic, paper, and aluminum if we recycle it? And what can we do to follow the three Rs (Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle) more? Garbage Galore introduces young readers to the issue of how much garbage we produce and how it poses a problem for Earth today and in the future. It also gives students plenty of ideas for more sustainable ways to deal with trash and keep our world green and clean.
Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled volume includes grade-appropriate activities and experiments, critical-thinking questions, and fascinating fact boxes to keep the pace lively and interactive.