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Mulder, Michelle

Summary: "Humans have always generated garbage, whether it's a chewed-on bone or a broken cell phone. Our landfills are overflowing, but with some creative thinking, stuff we once threw away can become a collection of valuable resources just waiting to be harvested. [This book] digs deep into the history of garbage, from Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and uncovers some of the many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.7 MUL

Showers, Paul.

Summary: Explains how people create too much waste and how waste is now recycled and put into landfills.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: P-J Basket SHO

Meister, Cari.

Summary: "This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about the parts of a garbage truck and different kinds of trucks used to collect trash"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jump 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 628.4 MEI

Bridges, Sarah.

Summary: Explains what happens when you drive a garbage truck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2005

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Flynn, Riley

Summary: Describes the sanitation industry, discussing everything from landfills to how waste is now recycled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press a capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 628.4 FLY

Murray, Julie

Summary: Little readers can learn about a vehicle they see every day while strengthening reading skill. Complete with colorful and fun photographs that match the text, a picture glossary, and a fun "Parts of an Garbage Truck" page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Kids 2016

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Shores, Erika L.

Summary: "Explains the journey waste takes from garbage cans and recycling bins to landfills and recycling centers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 628.4 Sho

Latham, Donna.

Summary: Introduces waste and recycling, examines the effectiveness of recycling, and uses projects to investigate the world of trash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.728 LAT

Lindeen, Mary

Summary: Abby and Elmo learn how to keep the Earth clean by properly disposing of litter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.72 LIN

Jiménez, Vita

Summary: Every day we throw things away, but is everything we throw out really garbage? Can it be reused or made into something different? Learn how to "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle" in this catchy song from the Me, My Friends, My Community series.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.72 Jim

Ritchie, Scot

Summary: "In the seventh book in the Exploring Our Community series, the five friends learn all about how to reduce plastic pollution. It's Nick's birthday, and he wants to celebrate by challenging his friends to a No Plastics Day. While going a whole day without using single-use plastic, the five friends learn about how much plastic surrounds us in our daily lives; the garbage patch gyres in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE RIT

Enz, Tammy.

Summary: "Explains the principles of inventing and provides photo-illustrated instructions for making a variety of projects that recycle and reuse materials"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 600 Enz 2012

Miller, Mirella S

Summary: Examines compost center operators, including what they do on a typical day, what the grossest parts of the job are, and what technology they use to stay safe and make the job less gross.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 631.8 MIL

Latham, Donna

Summary: Where does garbage go? How does it break down? What are the challenges of dealing with so much waste? What can we do decrease the amount of stuff we are throwing away? Garbage explores questions like these while encouraging kids to think about the choices they make that generate garbage in the first place. In this book, kids discover the science of garbology, the fascinating world of midden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 628.4 LAT

Harlow, Rosie.

Summary: This book looks at the problems of producing too much garbage and explains how recycling can help to make our environment a cleaner and safer place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 363.72 Harlow 2001

Ward, D. J. (David John)

Summary: Explains the challenges that face our planet as trash continues to build up, and teaches the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling items in order to reduce the amount of waste produced.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.72 WAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET

Rabe, Tish.

Summary: Dr. Seuss's the Lorax helps kids understand what happens to their trash when they throw things away and suggests ways to reduce waste and recycle to help protect the environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE RAB

Tilmont, Amy.

Summary: "This book looks at the waste products humans create and how they affect the environment. Young readers learn why what you don't see can hurt you...and also understand the innovative steps they can take now and in the future to make a difference in meeting the challenges posed by the planet's garbage crisis"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norwood House Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.72 TIL

Summary: Elmo and his beloved blue blanket are inseparable. When Oscar carelessly tosses the fuzzy blanket into his trash can, Elmo dives in after it. He is suddenly plunged into Grouchland - the land of Grouches, stinky garbage and the greedy Huxley who hasn't learned how to share.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SES

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Elmo 1999

Day, Nick (Nicholas)

Summary: "Sylvia Samantha Wright is very good at finding--she just doesn't know exactly what all her 'junk' is good for, not yet at least. But when completely ridiculous disaster strikes, she springs into action and uses her junk to create solutions to the town's troubles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DAY

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Geronimo and his friend Hercule Poirat venture into the sewers to find the origin of the horrible stink that is driving all the mice away from New Mouse City--and learn an important lesson about recycling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2020

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