32 pages , Sourcebooks, Inc. , 2010-03-15 Being green means... Turning off the water while you brush your teeth Only turning on the lights when you need them Picking up trash that isn't yours In this empowering book, a young boy and girl discover amazing facts (like how our food travels an average of 1,500 miles to be on our plate!) and explore all the different ways the...[Read More]
32 pages , Turtleback Books , 1996-04-01 For use in schools and libraries only. Explains the process of recycling from start to finish and discusses what happens to paper, glass, aluminum cans, and plastic when they are recycled into new products.
Transportation Research Board , 2013 Recycled materials and industrial byproducts are being used in transportation applications with increasing frequency. There is a growing body of experience showing that these materials work well in highway applications. This study gathers the experiences of transportation agencies in determining the relevant properties of recycled materials a...[Read More]
484 pages , ABC-CLIO , 2015-09-09 This fascinating reference offers a unique take on recycling and trash, tracing the role of waste in public health, climate change, and sustainability around the world. • Includes comparisons of the waste, public health, and emissions profile for many countries • Provides a general introduction to the issue of global waste management...[Read More]
318 pages , Springer , 2018-03-07 Source separation of waste and subsequent recycling processes are promising solutions on the road to a circular economy. They reduce waste disposal and the need for resource deployment, while also producing secondary raw materials; as such, they have a significant effect on climate protection. This book presents source separation technol...[Read More]
896 pages , CRC Press , 2006-12-19 Because the field of plastics is one of the fastest changing areas today, the need arises to offer relevant, comprehensive material on polymers. An established source of information on modern plastics, the Plastics Technology Handbook continues to provide up-to-date coverage on the properties, processing methods, and applications of pol...[Read More]
144 pages , Abrams , 2019-11-26 We all love to read and learn from books, but The Repurposed Library takes our passion even further, presenting us with 33 projects to make--quite literally--out of books. For these projects, Lisa Occhipinti rescues and repurposes orphaned and outdated books from flea markets and library sales and turns them into new art objects and practi...[Read More]
24 pages , Keeping Cities Clean , 2016-07 A child tosses a plastic bottle in a recycling bin and the story follows that plastic bottle to through the process of recycling until it becomes a new bottle again. Includes Recycle it Yourself activity and further resources.
265 pages , Praeger , 2002 Most people rarely stop to think of the role housing plays in their lives, but a dwelling is more than a physical structure. Its construction is a social phenomenon and its form and organization are influenced by the culture in which it develops. This multidisciplinary study explores how housing reflects the relationship between culture and env...[Read More]
32 pages , 2019-04-22 Exciting, adventurous, educational and captivating! Bethany Stahl's stories express heartfelt messages while engaging readers. With beautiful illustrations, as well as lovable characters, this is a book everyone will love reading over and over again. Save the Ocean has a lesson of recycling and conservation!