you know that the carpet you are walking on is most likely made out of
soda bottles or that your bike is probably made up of a bunch of old steel
cans? Sounds crazy, but its all true thanks to the magic of recycling!
Check out these fun sites on the Internet that will show you how its
all done. There are also games and activities, cool crafts and contests,
and amazing facts about recycling and the earth!
Do you know how much paper and plastic are recycled every year? And how
many trees are saved from being cut down because of recycling?
Meet the Planet Pals and follow along with their adventures as they learn
about recycling and the environment. Cool crafts, fun games, and awesome
activities! Check out the Pig Latin translator or the Countdown
to Earth Day clock! Theres also a print-and-play card game!
Oh, no! The residents of Dumpstown have trashed their city and need your
help! Help them turn their town around and learn more about the recycling
process. This site is run by the Environmental Protection Agency and also
has a Game Room, Science Room and Art Room.
Visit the children's "EEK!" website to find out how you can
help the environment by reducing waste. Learn how to make your own worm
composting system, your own recycled paper, test your brain power with
recycling quizzes and games and more!
Like to shop? Check out the Recycled Mall, which contains only recycled
products! This site also has great links to other fun recycling sites
on the web.
Check it out! The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division
of Waste Management site is a handy research site for both students and
There is no machinery at The Imagination Factory, and smokestacks don't
pollute the air. Instead, we teach children and their caregivers creative
ways to recycle by making art.
Click on the Trash Matcher link to find a great chart to match recyclable
supplies with appropriate art projects to celebrate America Recycles Day
(November 15 each year), or neat project ideas for every day!
Join Ollie and his friends as they reduce, reuse and recycle. See what
other countries are doing to recycle, including Australia and the UK.
Play games and email children in other countries.
A Reminder: Websites change frequently. If any of these have disappeared
since they were posted, do your own search for keywords such as:
- Solid Waste
- Source Reduction
- Waste to Energy