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Books for Adults:
Business Guide to Sustainability
Hitchcock and Willard, Earthscan 2006
Charlotte Wilcox; Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis; 1988
This guide, by two sustainability consultants, attempts to demystify 'sustainability', untangle the plethora of sustainability frameworks, tools and practices, and make it easy for the average person in any organization to move towards sustainability. Trash!
War on Waste, Can America Win its Battle with Garbage?
Louis Blumberg & Robert Gottlieb;Island Press, Washington, DC; 1989
War on Waste offers a comprehensive analysis of the solid waste problem and the major alternatives that could provide viable solutions to the crisis.
What a Load of Trash!
Steve Skidmore. 1991. The Milford Press, Inc., Brookfield, CT.(ISBN 1878841270)
Humorous illustrations accompany a discussion of the problems of waste disposal and of recycling as one possible solution.
Where Does Rubbins Go?
(Usborne Starting Point Science); Sophy Tahta; Usborne Publishing Ltd., London; 1991
Garbage! Where It Comes From, Where It Goes
Evan and Janet Hadingham; Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1990
Frozen Trash, Stinky Cities, Garbage Pirates, Recycling, Too Hot to Handle. Lifecycle of garbage explained in detail with plenty of color photos
Great Recycling Adventure: a lift flap look at old things made new. Jan McHarry.
1994. The Turner Publishing, Inc., Atlanta, GA. (ISBN l570360634)
Grover's Ten Terrific Ways to Help Our Wonderful World
Anna Ross (Children's Television Workshop); Random House, New York, 1992
Joe's Earthday Birthday
Karen Scovel; Earth Friendly Press, Seattle WA; 1993
Pollution and Waste
Rosie Harlow and Sally Morgan; Kingfisher; New York; 1995
This book provides an overview of the many varied sources of pollution -- from smog and acid rain to chemical pesticides and everyday litter. It also covers the greenhouse effect, the hole in the ozone layer, and water and noise pollution, and suggests ways of dealing with them.
The Amazing Dirt Book
Paulette Bourgeois. Addison WesIey: Menlo Park, CA ( 1990)
Examines the wonders of dirt, where it appears, what life it contains, and how it can be used. Includes activities such as making a sand sculpture, a mud cake, and a hydroponic garden.
The Recycler's Handbook, Simple Things You Can Do
The Earth Works Group, Earth Works Press, Berkeley CA 1990
This book is concise guide to many aspects of recycling. It begins with examining the basic questions of what is recycling and why should we recycle. The introductory section also includes some ideas about sorting and storing items for recycling. The main part of the text elaborates on different materials that can be recycled, proceeding generally from the most valuable and most recyclable to the least recyclable (i.e. from metals, to glass, to paper, plastics and hazardous waste). The final section of the book presents ideas about how to organize recycling programs for such organizations as businesses, schools, or large apartment blocks. At the end of the book come listings of recycling organizations and an index. The Mulch Book.
Books for Children:
Where Does the Garbage Go?
Paul Showers; Harper CoIlins Publishers, New York; 1994
Clearly written and accessible to young children, the book explains what used to happen to solid waste, what goes into landfills, and how aluminum, newspapers, glass bottles and jars, and plastics are recycled today
Life in a Bucket of Soil
Alvin and Virginia Silverstein.
Fascinating book introduces grade-school youngsters to industrious ants, tunnel-building earthworms, snails and slugs, beetles, and many other creatures inhabiting the world beneath our feet. Vivid descriptions of how they live, breed and interact; their methods of locomotion, feeding and defense; and the effect they have on the soil in which they live.
Recycle!: A Handbook for Kids.
Gail Gibbons. 1992. Litttle Brown & Co., Ltd., Boston, MA. (ISBN 03-16309710)
Bright pen-and-wash illustrations show children collecting and separating recyclable paper, glass, cans, and plastic and taking them to deposit points or putting them out for pickup.
Catherine 0 ' Neill. Ranger Rick, National Wildlife Federation:Vienna, WA (August 1990)
30 Simple Energy Conservation Things You Can do to Save the Earth
The Earth Works Group, Earth Works Press, Berkeley CA 1990
50 Simple Things Kids can do to Recycle
John Javna, The Earth Works Group, Earthworks Press, Berkeley CA 1994
50 Simple Things Kids can do to Save the Earth
The Earth Works Group, Earthworks Press, Berkeley CA 1990
A Handful of Dirt
Adventures in the Underworld
Anna Scott Draper. Terra Publishing: Dunnville, Ontario, Canada (1988)
Annelida The Wonder Worm
Katie B. Diepenbrock. Sagattarian Press: Oakland, CA (1991)
Dinosaurs to the Rescue! A Guide to Protecting Our Planet
Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown; Little, Brown and Company; Boston; 1992
Earth Book For Kids
Linda Schwartz; The Learning Works, Inc., 1990
Adrienne Soutter-Perrot. Creative Education: Mankato, MN (1993)
Easy Recycling Handbook
Dee McVicker, Grassroots Books, Gilbert AZ 1994
Garbage -- Understanding Words in Context
Robert Anderson, Greenhaven Press, Inc., San Diego CA; 1991
Composting, an Illustrated Primer for Understanding, Creating and Using Compost in the Garden
Pee Wee and the Magical Compost
Larraine Roulston, ISBN: 0-9697883-04
Pee Wee's Great Adventure: A Guide to Verrnicomposting
Larraine Roulston, ISBN: 0-9697883-1-2
The Berenstain Bears Don't Pollute (Anymore)
Stan and Jan Berenstain; Random House, New York; 1991
Where Does Our Garbage Go?
Joan Chase Bowden, 1992. Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., New York, NY. (ISBN 0385306520)
Linda Glaser, ISBN: 1-56294-730-3
Michael Eisohn Ross, ISBN: 0-57505-168-0 Worms Eat My Garbage Mary Appelhof. ISBN: 0-942256- 1 0-7
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