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Science Trek

Garbage

Special | 28m 47s

When you toss something into the trash, science takes over. Scientists find ways to dispose of trash and not ruin the environment. They can even turn garbage into electricity. Do you know where your trash goes and what happens to it? Find out more about garbage on this month’s Science Trek. Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests answer students’ questions about the garbage.

Aired: 05/19/14

Rating: TV-G

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