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Trashing the planet

Kallen, Stuart A
On a global scale, humans create around 2.6 trillion pounds of waste every year. None of this trash is harmless-landfills and dumps leak toxic chemicals into soil and groundwater, while incinerators release toxic gases and particles into the air. Learn more about the work of the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Ocean Cleanup Array, the zero waste movement, and the many other government, business, research, and youth efforts working to solve our planet's garbage crisis.

1200L Lexile|||adolescent

Stuart A. Kallen.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-100) and index.

Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 8.6 4 189085.
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