A Sustainable Future: Saving and Recycling Resources

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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People take lots of natural resources from the world around them, such as fresh water to drink or oil to power machines. The trouble is that some of these resources are in very short supply. Once they are all used up there will be no more. These are non-renewable resources. Read this title to find out more about why we should only use the world's resources that we need to sustain us, leaving enough for people in the future.
 

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Contents

Our World
4
Using Less Energy
10
Transportation Troubles
16
Saving Water
22
The Stuff We Buy
28
Household Waste
34
lnvestigating Energy Sources
40
Glossary
46
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About the author (2006)

Louise Spilsbury worked in educational publishing before becoming a freelance author. She has written or co-written over 200 nonfiction books for young people. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. These include books in the Tales of Invention series, Ice Age, and the Young Explorer series. She co-writes many of her books with her husband Richard Spilsbury.

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