HOW MUCH BOTTLES IS RECYCLED? – B

Last updated: October 3, 2018

Math Skill: Converting percents to fractions and decimals 

Grade level: 4th5th grades

Area level: National-scale

Environmental Area: Recycling

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Purpose: Understand recycling rate of plastic bottles, aluminum cans, glass bottles, and steel cans in the United States and develop awareness of waste reduction

BACKGROUND FOR THE TEACHER

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TEACHER GUIDE

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Website link in this page: Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: 2015 Fact Sheet, 2018. U.S. EPA

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worksheet & answer key

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