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  • SubGenre:School & Education
  • Age Range (years):6 - 10
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Scrap University Kids Recycling Series
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:36
  • Hardcover ISBN:9798986257655

A Recycling Adventure to the Scrapyard!

by Shaziya M. Jaffer , Brad W. Rudover, Jessica Alexanderson and Scrap University Kids

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After recycling 1 Million Cans, Ellie and her friends discover a problem in their neighborhood. Metal is being thrown in the garbage. They decide they want to help solve this problem by collecting metal and teaching their community about the magic of recycling because metal recycles forever! Mr. Ferrous Magglio and Gallium the Unicorn are back to help share in the adventure to the Scrapyard!

In this new adventure, Ellie and her friends have already accomplished the incredible feat of recycling 1 million cans. But their quest for a cleaner environment doesn't end there! Now, they have set their sights on tackling the problem of other metal items being needlessly thrown in the trash. Determined to make a difference, they embark on a journey to collect everyone's wires, Christmas lights, pots and pans, unicorn shoes and other metal items. They then take these treasures to their local scrapyard, turning them into valuable resources through recycling as metal can be recycled forever! They also learn about the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals. With the help of Mr. Ferrous Magglio and Gallium the Unicorn, they set off on an unforgettable journey to the scrapyard. Get ready for a thrilling and educational experience! We believe that your kids will not only enjoy this book but also discover that they can earn some extra cash for their piggy bank by participating in neighborhood clean-up efforts. It's a fun and rewarding way to make a positive impact!
About the author

Scrap University KidsΒ is a passionate team of three individuals who share a common goal of making the planet a better place for future generations. Shaziya 🍎🏫, an elementary school teacher with 15 years of experience, knows how important it is to teach kids at a young age about sustainability and environmental responsibility. Brad πŸ§²β™»οΈ, with over 40 years of experience in the metal recycling industry, is an expert in the field and knows the value of recycling metal. Jessica πŸ€ΏπŸ™, a scuba diver in Seattle, WA, is an advocate for ocean conservation and brings awareness of the impact of waste on our oceans and planet.

Together, they are Scrap U Kids, an educational initiative focused on eliminating metal waste from landfills within 30 years. They teach kids that all metals have value and that recycling them can even earn them some cash. ♻️πŸ₯«πŸ”ŒπŸ§²=πŸ’°So don't throw away those old wires, USB chargers, holiday lights, tin foil, or cans - bring them to your local scrap yard instead! They believe in making metal recycling fun and easy for kids while also raising awareness of the importance of sustainability. Their mission is to inspire the next generation to care for the environment and make a positive impact on the planet.

Visit kids.scrapuniversity.com for free coloring pages, recycling tips, and worksheets to help get kids involved. πŸŽ¨πŸ§‘β€πŸŽ¨β™»οΈπŸ¦„ Together we can save our planet 1 can at a time!Β 

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Great book for recycling education! A really great book to influence the right idea of circular economy to the next generation! This book not only is an easy read for many age groups but also helps educate parents on the operations of recycling scrap metal. Read more
Informative and Fun! A Recycling Adventure to the Scrapyard! is a fun and exciting book for kids to learn about sustainable practices. It teaches them that they can make a difference in the world while having fun recycling cans! Highly recommend! Read more
Engaging and educational meets inspirational and essential metal recycling industries! This book brings all aspects of creative writing to light while also educating young minds on the importance of sustainability. Don’t miss out on this exciting adventure to learn how your old scrap metal is turned into treasure! Read more
Another great adventure for recycling! I love the learning lessons in this book. It is great to see Ellie's story continue. The sustainability message is good for readers of all ages. It is important to continue to share that all metal can be recycled. The book also lists out specific and relevant details around recycling that help to educate the reader. This book makes a trip to the scrapyard educational and fun. Read more
AMAZING BOOK! A Recycling Adventure to the scrap yard, is a great book that talks about Recycling. My kids very much enjoyed the book and was a hit in our household! After they read the book, we talked about the different types of metals and the process of how Recycling works. If you are on the fence if you should buy a copy, just do it and or order two and gift a copy to someone! Read more
About time someone wrote about recycling for children! This book understands how recycling works from an economic and environmental aspect. It's a win for children and adults alike as it helps explain and explore the metal recycling world. Recycled materials are our future and children should be aware of the career opportunities available to them in a more sustainable and carbon friendly environment. Read more