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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 April 2019
  • ISBN : 9781465488589
  • Page : 72 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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In this informative book on recycling for children, you will find everything you need to know about our environment. The good, the bad, and the incredibly innovative. From pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This educational book will teach young budding ecologists about how our actions affect planet Earth and the big impact we can make by the little things we do. Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there is a floating mass of rubbish larger than the USA drifting around the Pacific Ocean? It is not all bad news though. While this is a knowledge book that explains where we are going wrong, What a Waste also shows what we are getting right! Discover plans to save our seas. How countries are implementing green projects worldwide, and how to turn waste into something useful. The tiniest everyday changes can make all the difference to ensure our beautiful planet stays lush and teeming with life. It is a lively kid's educational book with fabulous illustrations and fun facts about the world broken into easy to digest bite-sized bits. Each page can be looked at in short bursts or longer reads for more detail, making it a great children's book for a range of age groups. Get Involved - Make A Difference! Almost everything we do creates waste, from litter and leftovers to factory gases and old gadgets. Find out where it goes, how it affects our planet and what we can do to reduce the problem. From how to make your home more energy and water efficient, to which items can be recycled and tips for grocery shopping, this book is packed full of ideas on how you can get involved to make our planet a better place to live. This environment book for children has a wealth of ideas for becoming a planet-defending hero: - Discover shocking facts about the waste we produce and where it goes - Learn where about our Earth's limited resources and how to take some pressure off - Your trash is another man's treasure - Small changes to take your home from wasteful to super resource efficient - Dive into saving our oceans and super recycling - And much, much more What a Waste is one of several nature books for kids written by Jess French, a passionate conservationist and veterinarian committed to protecting the beautiful world we live in.

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What A Waste

What A Waste
  • Author : Jess French
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • ISBN : 9781465488589
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In this informative book on recycling for children, you will find everything you need to know about our environment. The good, the bad, and the incredibly innovative. From pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This educational book will teach young budding ecologists about how our actions affect planet Earth and the big impact we can make by the little things we do. Did you know that every single plastic toothbrush ever made still exists? Or that there

Waste

Waste
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Daniel Vallero
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-20
  • ISBN : 0123814766
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Waste: A Handbook for Management gives the broadest, most complete coverage of waste in our society. The book examines a wide range of waste streams, including: Household waste (compostable material, paper, glass, textiles, household chemicals, plastic, water, and e-waste) Industrial waste (metals, building materials, tires, medical, batteries, hazardous mining, and nuclear) Societal waste (ocean, military, and space) The future of landfills and incinerators Covering all the issues related to waste in one volume helps lead to comparisons, synergistic solutions, and

The Waste Books

The Waste Books
  • Author : Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release Date : 2000-09-30
  • ISBN : 9780940322509
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German scientist and man of letters Georg Christoph Lichtenberg was an 18th-century polymath: an experimental physicist, an astronomer, a mathematician, a practicing critic both of art and literature. He is most celebrated, however, for the casual notes and aphorisms that he collected in what he called his Waste Books. With unflagging intelligence and encyclopedic curiosity, Lichtenberg wittily deflates the pretensions of learning and society, examines a range of philosophical questions, and tracks his own thoughts down hidden pathways to disconcerting

Energy from Waste

Energy from Waste
  • Author : Paul Breeze
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-27
  • ISBN : 9780128095133
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Energy from Waste is a concise, up-to-date and accessible guide on how to create power from both urban and industrial waste. The book explores the types of waste that, instead of going to landfill, can be converted to energy, also discussing the most up-to-date technologies for doing so. The book contains a strong emphasis on the related environmental impacts and economic factors involved in the various methods of generating electricity, making this a valuable and insightful read for those involved

Waste

Waste
  • Author : Catherine Coleman Flowers
  • Publisher : The New Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-17
  • ISBN : 9781620976098
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The MacArthur grant–winning environmental justice activist’s riveting memoir of a life fighting for a cleaner future for America’s most vulnerable A Smithsonian Magazine Top Ten Best Science Book of 2020 Catherine Coleman Flowers, a 2020 MacArthur “genius,” grew up in Lowndes County, Alabama, a place that’s been called “Bloody Lowndes” because of its violent, racist history. Once the epicenter of the voting rights struggle, today it’s Ground Zero for a new movement that is also Flowers’s

Zero Waste Home

Zero Waste Home
  • Author : Bea Johnson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • ISBN : 9781451697681
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Part inspirational story of how the author transformed her family's life for the better by reducing their waste to an astonishing 1 liter per year; part practical guide that gives readers tools & tips to diminish their footprint & simplify their lives. Original.

Waste

Waste
  • Author : Kate O'Neill
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-09-04
  • ISBN : 9780745687438
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Waste is one of the planet’s last great resource frontiers. From furniture made from up-cycled wood to gold extracted from computer circuit boards, artisans and multinational corporations alike are finding ways to profit from waste while diverting materials from overcrowded landfills. Yet beyond these benefits, this “new” resource still poses serious risks to human health and the environment. In this unique book, Kate O’Neill traces the emergence of the global political economy of wastes over the past two

Solid Waste Recycling and Processing

Solid Waste Recycling and Processing
  • Author : Marc J. Rogoff
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-11-18
  • ISBN : 9780323221276
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Solid Waste Recycling and Processing, Second Edition, provides best-practice guidance to solid waste managers and recycling coordinators. The book covers all aspects of solid waste processing, volume reduction, and recycling, encompassing typical recyclable materials (paper, plastics, cans, and organics), construction and demolition debris, electronics, and more. It includes techniques, technologies, and programs to help maximize customer participation rates and revenues, as well as to minimize operating costs. The book is packed with lessons learned by the author during the implementation

Routledge Handbook of Food Waste

Routledge Handbook of Food Waste
  • Author : Christian Reynolds,Tammara Soma,Charlotte Spring,Jordon Lazell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-01-13
  • ISBN : 9780429870705
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This comprehensive handbook represents a definitive state of the current art and science of food waste from multiple perspectives. The issue of food waste has emerged in recent years as a major global problem. Recent research has enabled greater understanding and measurement of loss and waste throughout food supply chains, shedding light on contributing factors and practical solutions. This book includes perspectives and disciplines ranging from agriculture, food science, industrial ecology, history, economics, consumer behaviour, geography, theology, planning, sociology, and

The Temporalities of Waste

The Temporalities of Waste
  • Author : Fiona Allon,Ruth Barcan,Karma Eddison-Cogan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-10-30
  • ISBN : 9781000209112
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This book investigates the complex and unpredictable temporalities of waste. Reflecting on waste in the context of sustainability, materiality, social practices, subjectivity and environmental challenges, the book covers a wide range of settings, from the municipal garbage crisis in Beirut, to food rescue campaigns in Hong Kong and the toxic by-products of computer chip production in Silicon Valley. Waste is one of the most pressing issues of the day, central to environmental challenges and the development of healthier and more

Handbook of Sustainable Concrete and Industrial Waste Management

Handbook of Sustainable Concrete and Industrial Waste Management
  • Author : Francesco Colangelo,Raffaele Cioffi,Ilenia Farina
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-12-13
  • ISBN : 9780128230138
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The Handbook of Sustainable Concrete and Industrial Waste Management summarizes key research trends in recycling and reusing concrete and industrial waste to reduce their environmental impact. This volume also includes important contributions in collaboration with the CRI-TEST Innovation Lab, Naples – Acerra. Part one discusses eco-friendly innovative cement and concrete and reviews key substitute materials. Part two analyzes the use of industrial waste as aggregates and the mechanical properties of concrete containing waste materials. Part three discusses differences between innovative binders,

Food Waste Management

Food Waste Management
  • Author : Elina Närvänen,Nina Mesiranta,Malla Mattila,Anna Heikkinen
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • ISBN : 9783030205614
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This book focuses on the crucial sustainability challenge of reducing food waste at the level of consumer-society. Providing an in-depth, research-based overview of the multifaceted problem, it considers environmental, economic, social and ethical factors. Perspectives included in the book address households, consumers, and organizations, and their role in reducing food waste. Rather than focusing upon the reasons for food waste itself, the chapters develop research-based solutions for the problem, providing a much-needed solution-orientated approach that takes multiple perspectives into account.

Canada's Waste Flows

Canada's Waste Flows
  • Author : Myra J. Hird
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2021-02-15
  • ISBN : 9780228006459
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From shipments of Canadian waste rotting in developing countries to overflowing landfills and ineffective recycling programs, Canada is facing a waste crisis. Canadians are becoming increasingly aware that waste is an acute environmental and human health issue – and a complex one, the solutions to which are often contradictory. Canada's Waste Flows is an honest look at the production and movement of Canadian waste, from region to region and across the globe, and its consequences. Through a series of timely empirical

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
  • Author : Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13
  • ISBN : 9781438441986
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The definitive scholarly edition of Georg Christoph Lichtenberg’s philosophical aphorisms.

Sustainable Resource Recovery and Zero Waste Approaches

Sustainable Resource Recovery and Zero Waste Approaches
  • Author : Mohammad Taherzadeh,Kim Bolton,Jonathan Wong,Ashok Pandey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-07-18
  • ISBN : 9780444642837
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Sustainable Resource Recovery and Zero Waste Approaches covers waste reduction, biological, thermal and recycling methods of waste recovery, and their conversion into a variety of products. In addition, the social, economic and environmental aspects are also explored, making this a useful textbook for environmental courses and a reference book for both universities and companies. Provides a novel approach on how to achieve zero wastes in a society Shows the roadmap on achieving Sustainable Development Goals Considers critical aspects of municipal