In many communities, residents are asked to separate food waste into bins for municipal composting. Here’s a closer look at what actually gets composted and how, what happens to the rest, and where it all ends up.
A new study suggests that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an area spanning 1.6 million square kilometres, contains more than 79,000 tonnes of floating plastic — 16 times more than previous estimates.
We have a garbage problem. Wouldn’t it make sense to throw that trash into the nearest volcano? Continue reading
Contributed by: Tara Webb
Grade 7: Life Systems
… Making our own little bit of paradise
- Ecosystems are made up of biotic (living) and abiotic (non-living) elements, which depend on each other to survive.