Recycling Article Recommendation
Point senior gets crafty
people reuse them as trash bags for tiny waste bins. Some
people take their lunch to work in them. Dog owners bring
them along while walking Fido. And others just throw them
and Litter Prevention Web Sites for Educators & Students
Environmental Protection Agency - Recycle City
site features a map of a city where users can click on building
and sections of the city to find out how the residents of
Recycle City recycle, reduce and reuse waste. The site also
includes games, activities, fun facts and wonderful graphics.
Appropriate for grades 3-6. Students must be good readers
in order to navigate this site by themselves.
Environmental Protection Agency - Explorers' Club
site features a variety of links to individual activities
including an interactive story, games, puzzles, a coloring
page and a comic book. Click on the 'Students and Teachers'
link to find out about the many different learning opportunities
that the U.S. EPA offers to educators and students both
electronically and in print. Appropriate for grades K-6.
Environmental Protection Agency - Student Center
site gives students a variety of environmental subjects
to explore including conservation, ecosystems, human health
and waste and recycling. This site also gives students a
chance to see what's going on (environmentally-speaking)
in their neighborhood by clicking on the 'In your Neighborhood'
link. Grades K-12 appropriate.
Forest and Paper Association - Kids Take Action
you ever wanted to know about trees, papermaking and paper
recycling can be found on this site! Users should click
on the 'Kids Take Action' link to access fun facts on trees,
a paper recycling glossary and a quick history lesson on
paper recycling. Appropriate for grades 4-6.
Recycling Institute - Roscoe's Recycle Room
site offers a fun environment for kids to learn fun facts
about steel food cans, automobiles and appliances. The site
also includes interactive games and a laboratory where students
can conduct hands-on experiments and download activity sheets.
Appropriate for grades K-3.
Recycling Program - Quest for the Ringleaders Interactive
site combines an interactive cyber-adventure game with an
environmental story. Users try to solve the mystery of the
floating plastic bottles and six-pack rings. Students must
possess good reading skills to navigate this site. Appropriate
for grades 4-6.
Sites for Solid Waste Information
Division of Recycling & Litter Prevention
EPA: Division of Solid & Infectious Waste Management: Solid
Waste Management District Clearinghouse
a hyperlinked list of publications about all aspects of
solid waste management in Ohio, including the State Solid
Waste Management Plan (2001), the Solid Waste Facility
Data Report (2000), and Reduction, Recycling, and
Disposal in Ohio (1990-2000 data).
EPA: Office of Solid Waste
list of solid and hazardous waste topics
of Solid Waste FAQs and RCRA
of Solid Waste: Municipal Solid Waste
of Solid Waste: Recycling
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