The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle Author Alison Inches
ISBN-10 1416967885
Year 2009-01-06
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Little Simon
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Learn about recycling from a new perspective! Peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a garbage can, and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges into it's new life...as a fleece jacket! Told from the point of view of a free-spirited plastic bottle, kids can share in the daily experiences and inner thoughts of the bottle through his personal journal. The diary entries will be fun and humorous yet point out the ecological significance behind each product and the resources used to make it. Readers will never look at a plastic bottle the same way again!

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle Author Alison Inches
ISBN-10 0606106669
Year 2009-01-01
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Turtleback Books
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Peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant all the way to its new life as a fleece jacket.

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle

The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle Author Alison Inches
ISBN-10 1442000538
Year 2009
Pages
Language en
Publisher Paw Prints
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From being manufactured in a plant and marketed on a shelf to being used and then discarded in the trash, the experiences and thoughts of a plastic bottle are captured through its various stages of "life," including when it is finally recycled and transformed into something totally different at the end of its long journey. Original.

I Can Save the Ocean

I Can Save the Ocean Author Alison Inches
ISBN-10 9781416995142
Year 2010-03-09
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Max the Little Green Monster doesn't like cleaning up after himself, but when he learns how his carelessness and littering may have harmed the beautiful ocean, he goes on a quest to clean and protect the beach.

Michael Recycle

Michael Recycle Author Ellie Bethel
ISBN-10 0864618115
Year 2008
Pages 22
Language en
Publisher Koala Books
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"I'm Michael Recycle, for all that I'm worth, I'm green and I'm keen to save planet Earth!" A small town near you is drowning in piles of rubbish from its lazy and wasteful inhabitants! But here is Michael Recycle, the green-caped crusader, to rescue the town and prove that recycling is fun! A new superhero in a new world.

I Can Save the Earth

I Can Save the Earth Author Alison Inches
ISBN-10 1416967893
Year 2008-09-09
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Little Simon
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A new “green” series!: Little Green Books will educate children on what they can do to be more eco-friendly. The books in this line will be made from recycled materials, and the storylines will cover subjects such as improving the environment, learning about endangered animals, recycling, and much more. Meet Max the Little Monster. He is a cute, furry green monster who is an environmental nightmare. Among other things, he leaves on all the lights, keeps his computer plugged in, blasts the TV, hoards his old toys and uses so much toilet paper it clogs the toilet until finally, his excessive ways cause a power outage. With no TV to watch, computer to play on, video games to play with, Max finds there is a whole big world outside that he can make a difference in the environment. Kids can follow Max the Little Green Monster's journey to environmental awareness and learn tips on how they can become little green monsters themselves. A kid-friendly glossary of terms is included in the back of the book. This 8x8 paperback is perfect bound and will be printed on 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper with soy-ink. The paper is FSC certified.

The Adventures of an Aluminum Can

The Adventures of an Aluminum Can Author Alison Inches
ISBN-10 1416972218
Year 2009-05-05
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher
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Follows the story of a piece of aluminum as it goes from ore in the ground to a refinery and becomes an aluminum can, and then becomes recycled as a baseball bat.

Recycle Every Day

Recycle Every Day Author Nancy Elizabeth Wallace
ISBN-10 0761451498
Year 2003
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Marshall Cavendish Corporation/Ccb
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When Minna has a school assignment to make a poster about recycling, her entire rabbit family spends the week practicing various kinds of recycling and suggesting ideas for her poster.

A Plastic Bottle s Journey

A Plastic Bottle s Journey Author Suzanne Slade
ISBN-10 9781404867116
Year 2010-12-22
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Capstone
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Looks at how plastic bottles are created, filled, distributed, used, and recycled by following the journey of a single bottle.

The Earth and I

The Earth and I Author Frank Asch
ISBN-10 0152004432
Year 1994
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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A child explains how he and the Earth dance and sing together and take turns listening to each other.

Reusing and Recycling

Reusing and Recycling Author Charlotte Guillain
ISBN-10 143290888X
Year 2008
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Heinemann-Raintree Library
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Discusses how reusing and recycling helps the environment and describes the types of materials that can be recycled.

Big Earth Little Me

Big Earth  Little Me Author Thom Wiley
ISBN-10 1442003235
Year 2009-04-01
Pages 16
Language en
Publisher
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Large illustration, fun flaps, and simple verse are brought together in this instructional guide to the environment designed to teach kids what they can do to help make the world a better place, including recycling paper, conserving water, and saving energy by turning off lights. Original.

Teaching Geography Creatively

Teaching Geography Creatively Author Stephen Scoffham
ISBN-10 9781317359128
Year 2016-10-04
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher Taylor & Francis
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Teaching Geography Creatively was Winner of the Geographical Association Gold Award 2014 This fully updated second edition of Teaching Geography Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and experienced teachers. Packed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life, it offers a range of innovative ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues. Underpinned by the very latest research and theory, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning, and consider how creativity can enhance pupils’ motivation, self-image and well-being. Two brand new chapters focus on creative approaches to learning about the physical world, as well as the value of alternative learning settings. Further imaginative ideas include: games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning how to keep geography messy the outdoors and learning beyond the classroom how to teach geography using your local area the links between geography and other areas of the curriculum looking at geography, creativity and the future fun and games in geography engaging with the world through picture-books teaching about sustainability. With contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Geography Creatively is an essential read for all trainee and practicing teachers, offering a variety of practical strategies to create a fun and stimulating learning environment. In the process it offers a pedagogy that respects the integrity of children as joyful and imaginative learners and which offers a vision of how geography can contribute to constructing a better and more equitable world.

Public Libraries Going Green

Public Libraries Going Green Author Kathryn Miller
ISBN-10 9780838910184
Year 2010
Pages 103
Language en
Publisher American Library Association
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Going Green is now a national issue, and patrons expect their library to respond in the same way many corporations have. Libraries are going green with logos on their websites, programs for the public, and a host of other initiatives. This is the first book to focus strictly on the library's role in going green, helping you with collection development, disposal, and recycling issues; green equipment, technology, and facilities; programming ideas with supporting tables and figures; and ways to get the community involved in the process.--From publisher description.

What Millie Did

What Millie Did Author Elise Moser
ISBN-10 1554988934
Year 2016-08
Pages 44
Language en
Publisher
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Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town’s full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard -- the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics. This is the inspiring story of how she mobilized her community, creating sweeping change to help the environment. On a trip to Japan in 1978, Milly noticed that people were putting little bundles out on the street each morning. They were recycling -- something that hadn’t taken hold in North America. When she returned to Sauk City, Wisconsin, she discovered that her town’s landfill was nearing capacity, and that plastic made up a large part of the garbage. No one was recycling plastics. Milly decided to figure out how. She discovered that there are more than seven kinds of plastic, and they can’t be combined for recycling, so she learned how to use various tests to identify them. Then she found a company willing to use recycled plastic, but the plastic would have to be ground up first. Milly and her friend bought a huge industrial grinder and established E-Z Recycling. They worked with local school children and their community, and they helped other communities start their own