This page is dedicated to providing links to resources that teachers, educators and Scout leaders found useful for instructing young people about recycling, reusing, and reducing. If you are an educator and have a favorite link, please leave it in a comment below and we’ll add it to the collection.
NOTE: These links have to actually lead to a usable resource, not to another page of links.
- Teach Kids About Composting – VIDEO
- National Geographic Green Guide Video on Making Compost
- Quiet Hut: A Complete Guide to Composting for Kids
- Eco-Cycle: Backyard Composting
- Tinker Lab: 50 Earth Day Activities
- Earth Day for Kids: videos
- Hot Chalk: Earth Day Lesson Plans
- Scholastic: Earth Day Lessons and Activities
- Conserve Energy Future: What is Littering?
- Global Marine Litter Information Gateway
- Study.com: Littering Facts, Lessons for Kids
- Don’t Trash Arizona: Highway Littering Facts
- Earth Saver Girl: Ecology Games for Kids
- Super Games: Litter Games for Kids
- PlanetPals.com: The Litterbug Says, Game for Kids
- Green Eco Services: Littering Facts and Statistics
Materials Recovery Facility
- CP Manufacturing: Materials Recovery Facility
- Sevierville TN Single Stream Recycling: What is and is not accepted
- Keep Cocke County Beautiful: Single Stream Recycling
- WestRock Recycling: The Recycling Process
- WestRock Recycling: Renewable. Recyclable. Remarkable.
- Science Kids: Recycling for Kids
- Recycling Facts for Kids
- Bing: Videos – Recycling Information for Kids
- Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Guide for San Mateo County
- Favecraft: 50+ Recycled Crafts for Kids
- Activiy Village: Recycling for Kids
- A Kids Guide to Recycling Glass and Plastic
- Recycling Glass, Plastic and Metal A list of resources and games related to recycling.
- Clean Up The Earth has great information and resources about recycling and kids.
- Life Cycle of Trash
- Insurance for the Future
- Getting Clean by Going Green
- Recycling for Kids (on SaveOnEnergy.com)
- HighRises.com’s Apartment and Condo Recycling Guide