Clean-up and Recycling

from the kindness experts at Doing Good Together™

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Like our service projects, this list is continuously evolving. If you don't see your favorite books or websites, we welcome your suggestions in the comment section below.

Chapter Books - Late Elementary & Young Adult

Picture Books - Preschool and Early Elementary

A growing list of inspiring picture books to inspire green acts of kindness.

A growing list of inspiring picture books to inspire green acts of kindness.

Chapter lists to inspire the next generation of environmental advocacy.

Chapter lists to inspire the next generation of environmental advocacy.

Websites

Creative Cardboard Projects
http://www.creativedisplaysnow.com/articles/creative_cardboard.htm
This website by CreativeDisplaysNow.com offers an extensive list of links to creative, artistic projects for children of all ages that utilize recycled materials.

Green Youth Movement
http://www.greenyouthmovement.org/
The goal of Green Youth Movement is to teach today’s teenagers how to cut down on energy consumption and live a more sustainable lifestyle, thus leaving a smaller carbon footprint.  The website features ways to get involved, tips on being green, and literature.

Recycle City
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity
Games, activities and stories to help kids learn about reducing waste and encouraging recycling.

The Story of Stuff Project
http://storyofstuff.org/
Founded in 2008, The Story of Stuff website aims to teach people to think critically about how wasteful we can be and how to change.

Teens Turning Green
http://www.teensturninggreen.org/
Learn more about sustainable food, ethical living, and even a green prom on this website aimed at teens and how they can contribute to an environmental.

Books for Parents

Rubbish!: The Archaeology of Garbage by William Rathaje and Cullen Murphy
A review of garbage research from University of Arizona’s Garbage Project.

Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste by Bea Johnson
Create a sustainable home and work environment by following the tips provided.

Organizations

Green Education Foundation
http://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/
With the aim to create sustainable living through green education, this organization offers curriculum and activities for students as well as green certifications.

Anenberg CBP
www.learner.org/exhibits/garbage
Learn about garbage, hazardous waste and sewage and find out what your community can do to reduce waste

Excess Access
http://www.excessaccess.com/
Donate items you no longer need to help charities and keep goods out of landfills.

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