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
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.
site provides a free interactive resource teaching students
the importance of recycling. This site also provides teachers
with a printable pdf of the guide, which includes quizzes,
games, and fun facts about recycling.
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
Office of Solid Waste FAQs and RCRA
Office of Solid Waste: Municipal Solid Waste
of Solid Waste: Recycling