Each person in the U.S. generates about 25 pounds of garbage a week. That might not seem like much, but it means the nation's population produces nearly two hundred million tons of residential garbage every single year. Fortunately, up to 80% of that can actually be recycled. Go behind the scenes with a Strategic Planner for the City of Seattle to see how they are tackling the problem.
Running time 3:24 minutes.
Mathematics / Problem Solving Activity:
Subject: Mathematics; Problem Solving
Topics: Measurement; Geometry; Fractions, Decimals, Percents, Ratios; Statistics; Solve Multi-Step Problems
Grades: 6 - 9
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Flash 9 or greater is required.