In January of 2018, Coca-Cola pledged to recycle all packaging by 2030. Is it feasible? Here’s a BBC article on the pledge. And here’s a TED-Talk that gives some background. As Bart Elmore suggests, we can get involved by making it the law to recycle all plastic bottles. Want to get involved? Contact the good …
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Earth Day Activities
So many people are doing amazing things today, April 22, 2019. What have you got in store for Earthday? We have one Earth. Let’s take care out there!
‘Trash Monsters’ Used to Protest Nestlé’s Plastic Use
Here is just how creative you can be with trash! Environmental protesters collaborated on April 17 to create these monsters out of unrecycled plastic content in protest of a large corporation’s use of plastics without a zero-waste plan. Check out the Facebook video below.
Start a Zero Waste Program at Your School
Many schools have recycling programs. This is a great first step. If you don’t already have a recycling program, there are many resources on the web for where to start. However, recycling in the classroom and cafeteria are only a piece of the puzzle.
What does it mean for a thing to be Green?
The color “Green” symbolizes sustainability, but sustainability can mean different things to different people. Some things labeled as “green” by one group may be consider not-so-green by another group. Exactly what does it mean for a thing to be green?
Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources This could be done in any grade, but will probably be most successful in between ages 7 and 10.
This site is part blog, part educational tool, with curated links and comments, intended to provide a place where people of all ages can learn something new about sustainability and zero waste. New pages and posts will be added as time and resources permit. Please be sure to leave constructive or useful comments. Be sure …