What Happens to Our Trash?

What Happens to Our Trash?

By D. J. Ward; Paul Meisel (Illustrator)

Collins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780061687563, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 2012


Each person in the United States makes almost five pounds of trash every day. Thats more trash per person per day than people make in any other country. What happens to our trash? How can we stop throwing so much stuff away? Read and find out!

About the Author
D. J. Ward is a high school science teacher who also writes science books for children. His titles include Exploring Mars, Materials Science, and another book in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, What Happens to Our Trash? He lives in Castle Rock, Colorado.

Paul Meisel has illustrated many books for children, including Why Are the Ice Caps Melting?, Energy Makes Things Happen, and What Happens to Our Trash? in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.