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How recycling works
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How recycling works

Series: Eco works

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781445139029

Publication Date: 14 Sep 2017

Subject: Social sciences

Suitable for: Primary

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Looks at the technology behind recycling waste materials, and why we should recycle more of our waste.

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Summary

Looks at the technology behind recycling waste materials, and why we should recycle more of our waste.

Explore the world's most revolutionary and exciting ecological developments in Eco Works.

This series examines how green technology is finding inventive solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing us today. From sourcing sustainable energy and reducing our carbon footprints through to creating recycling processes and community gardens that provide our growing urban populations with green space and food, find out exactly how and why 'eco works'.

Discover how we are producing mountains of waste each year and how recycling is helping to control this growing problem. Find out:

The different forms of waste we produce, from household waste to industrial waste.
What the 3Rs are and how you can use them to reduce your own waste.
The amazing new products that are being made from recycled waste, from clothing made from plastic through to energy made from animal poo!

Contents

p4 Waste
p6 Where does it all go?
p8 The three Rs
p10 Recycling at home
p12 Glass
p14 Plastics
p16 Metals
p18 Paper
p20 Food and garden waste
p22 Water
p24 Household waste
p26 Energy from waste
p28 What next?
p30 Glossary
p31 For more information
p32 Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Social sciences
Dewey
363.7282
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Full colour photos throughout
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Pub. date
14 Sep 2017
Edition
New in Paperback
ISBN
9781445139029
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Binding
Stitched
Pages
32
Width
204mm
Height
255mm
Weight
140g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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