Rotten Truth About Garbage
This is an interesting resource for teachers wanting to create activities around garbage.
The “Rotten Truth (About Garbage)” takes an in-depth look at the complex issues surrounding municipal solid waste. This on-line exhibition is organized into four major sections.
* What Is Garbage? looks at how we define garbage, and why it consists of more than what we throw away.
* There’s No “Away” explores how burying, burning, and recycling garbage doesn’t really get rid of it, and that reducing what we use is the only real solution to the garbage problem.
* Nature Recycles shows how the natural process of decay makes new life possible by recycling the limited number of nutrients present in the environment.
* Finally, Making Choices provides some helpful hints on how we can all create less garbage. More…