80 pages ; 24 cm.
Careers in your community
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Working as a sanitation worker -- Working as a recycling driver or sorter -- Working at a materials recovery facility -- Education for a trash and recycling career -- Employment and advancement in trash and recycling -- The future of trash and recycling -- Glossary -- For more information -- For further reading -- Bibliography -- Index.
A career in trash and recycling is often dirty, exhausting, and overlooked by many career seekers, but those who enjoy working hard and spending time outside might find this to be a rewarding career path to follow. This engaging guide allows readers to explore entry-level jobs in both trash and recycling, including collectors or drivers, landfill workers, recycling sorters, and more. It covers duties, required skills and education, and advancement possible in both fields, including positions in both management and science and technology to give readers the tools to turn a job into a career. --Amazon
9781499467345 (library bound)
1499467346 (library bound)