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?



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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