All Consuming

  • Illustrated By: Suharu Ogawa
  • Pages:96
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Series: Orca Think
  • Themes:sustainable clothing, fast fashion, e-waste, fast food, gifting
  • Available:09/17/2024
  • Lexile:1060L
  • Fountas & Pinnell Text Level Gradient:X

Our shopping culture isn’t an obvious polluter.

There’s always more to buy, buy, buy. Kids love trendy clothes, the latest electronics, fast food and even plastic gift cards. Sales draw us in, shiny new gadgets have us going ga-ga and personalized pop-up ads on our social media feeds have us frantically buying things—and throwing them out—without a second thought. You can’t see the pollution the way you can see smog in the air or a forest that’s been chopped down. But our buying habits and obsession with the latest and greatest are affecting the planet.

All the things we need, want and gotta have are responsible for big environmental problems. But making small changes in what and how often you buy can have an impact. All Consuming shows the pros and cons of making different choices when it comes to buying the things you love. It also shines a spotlight on kids who are bringing about change and offers ways you can help out too.

The epub edition of this title is fully accessible.