Earth Day 2016
Trash Talk: Moving Toward A Zero-Waste World
Michelle Mulder, Author
Orca Book Publishers, Nonfiction, Apr. 1, 2015
2016 Book of the Year for Children Award
Green Earth Book Award 2016
Suitable for Ages: 8-12 years
Themes: Garbage, Refuse and refuse disposal, Recycling, Reusing, Composting, Getting involved
Book Jacket Synopsis: What is a garbologist? How many people live in the Cairo garbage dump? What are the top ten types of human garbage found in the ocean? Where is the Trash Palace?
Did you know that humans have always generated garbage, whether it’s a chewed on leg bone, an old washing machine or a broken cell phone? Trash Talk digs deep into the history of garbage, from Minoan trash pits to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and uncovers some of the many innovative ways people over world are dealing with waste.
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