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Carbon dioxide fills the air as airplanes fly through the sky, packaging from travel-sized snacks piles high in landfills, and paper travel tickets are adding to global deforestation. What a waste! But there's a way to be eco friendly on the go. Be a waste warrior to put a stop to travel waste and join the battle to save Earth! Honest text introduces some of Earth's biggest waste problems, while helpful solutions provide a way for readers to combat the issues. A final eco-activity pairs simple steps with illustrations to give waste warriors a hands-on activity to fight travel waste.

 
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF065000, JNF037020
Genre Nonfiction
Copyright 2021
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Series Be a Waste Warrior!
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
ISBN 9781647476991, 9781647477134, 9781647478308
Title Format Reinforced book, Unlimited Access eBook, Savings Bundle
Dewey 363.73'7
Lexile Reading Level 950
Author Claudia Martin
 

SLJ Review of Be a Waste Warrior!

Adding on three additional Rs to the ubiquitous green phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle,” the new six Rs (refuse, reduce, reuse, repair, recycle, rot) express the impact everyday actions can have on the environment. The discussions one would expect are addressed such as single-use plastics, plastic bottles, composting, and biodegradable materials, but they are expanded upon and explained in greater detail. The books in this series shine a light on carbon offsetting, electronic waste, and material science as they relate to environmentalism. There is a refreshing offering of actions and swaps from washable menstrual pads to school-housed worm compost bins. Kids might not be able to have buying power for food selection or the ability to choose soaps/cleaners, but they can do classroom activities to make a difference. VERDICT Readers are encouraged to take action and be mindful about the choices they make from buying a toothbrush to washing their hair.

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