Trashing the planet : examining our global garbage glut /

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by Kallen, Stuart A.,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Physical details: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Refuse and refuse disposal. | Waste disposal in the ocean. 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 363.72 KAL Available

Includes bibliographical references (page 99) and index.

From rags and bones to plastic disaster -- The United States of trash -- Toxins in our trash -- Take control of your plate -- A graveyard of global waste -- Oceans of plastic -- Space junk.

Introduces the problems of global waste disposal, describing the hazards of toxins associated with landfills, plastics floating in the oceans, and debris orbiting the planet, with some of the solutions proposed by scientists. --Publisher.