Garbology

Chapter 4.

Waste Management

People thought that sending it away would be low cost and not a big deal but in reality it was very expensive and the landfill stayed in their back yard.

People were opposed to changing the landfill into a Waste-to energy plant because of the unsightly smokestack, possible emissions and flows of garbage filled trucks still in their city.  Opinions?

Chapter 5

Garbage Patch for Days

Dr. Marcus Eriksen like Mary Crowley’s story of shock and wanted to change the world.

After reading her description how do you feel about plastic?

Birds

 

Chapter 6

Plastic in our lives

  • Half the oxygen we breath is made from microscopic phytoplankton
  • All the pesticides and fertilizers etc go into the ocean won’t dissolve in water so they cling to the plastic which fish eat and then absorb

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