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Basic Facts of Municipal Solid Waste
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet - Glossary - Web site
Summary: This provides a good resource for obtaining a large variety of facts and statistical information on solid waste. Values, trends, statistical data and glossary are accessible.
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Cycle of Plastics Recycling Quiz, The
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Glossary
Summary: Interactive, online games reinforce recycling and challenge the memory of lessons learned. These are good for elementary grades however some adults have spent too much time at the games.
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Get to Know Glass
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: In this lesson for 4th and 5th grade students will learn about the process of making and molding glass, and the energy and natural resources used in the process, complete a math worksheet on the properties of glass, understand the connection between natural re...
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Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: 1995-2000 Facts and Figures
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: These reports reports provide all of the publications 1995 through 2000 in a series of publications describing the national waste stream based on data collected. The historical perspective provided by the data is useful for establishing trends in types of muni...
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Municipal Solid Waste in the United States: 2001 Facts and Figures
Type: Manual/Handbook
Summary: This report is the latest publication in a series of publications describing the national waste stream based on data collected from 1960 through 2001. The historical perspective provided by the data is useful for establishing trends in types of municipal solid...
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Recycle
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Materials - Web site
Summary: This colorful interactive web site looks at recycling, reuse, and rethinking for aluminum cans, plastic and glass bottles. Music, interactive features and more will make this appeal to younger users (middle school).
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Recycle A Handbook for Kids
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - School Projects
Summary: Non-fiction, lesson and activity book.

AuthorsGibbons, Gail

ISBN031530943-5

Recycle explains the process of recycling from start to finish and discusses what happens to paper, glass, aluminim cans and plastic when they are recycled in...

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Recycle Symbols
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Materials - Glossary
Summary: A thorough listing of recycle symbols including plastic, glass, corrugated, paperboard, resin as well as background information and the evolution of the symbols.
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Recycle The Essential Guide
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Manual/Handbook - Recycled Products
Summary: Nonfiction Editors Duncan McCorquodale and cigalle Hanaor, Introuction byLucy Siegel ISBN 1 90477236 6 Recycle The Essential Guide provides simplified details (easy to use in the classroom) on recycling processes for a varie...
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Recycled Glassworks
Grade Level: High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Recycled Products - Web site
Summary: Recycled Glassworks (in San Francisco) has bowls, dishes, platters, traffic light dishes, a gift registry (getting married?) and information on recycling. Recycled Glassworks takes junked plate glass windows and sliding glass doors and turns them into beautifu...
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Recycled Holiday Crafts, Watching Your Waste at the Holidays
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Holiday - Recycled Products - Web site
Summary: Crafts, crafts and more crafts abound along with explanations on recycling metal, plastic and glass. Some very different suggestions for projects include "Christmas Card Balls"
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Recycling Facts
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet
Summary: Quick numbers on general waste and recycling facts, material recycling rates and facts, and benefits associated with recycling.
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Rethinking Recycling
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Manual/Handbook
Summary: Rethinking Recycling contains activities and lesson plans for students in grades K-5. The lessons can be used separately or as a unit. Many of the lessons satisfy Oregon's new Common Curriculum Goals and Benchmarks. Rethinking Recycling was first published in...
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Sort it Out!
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Games and Activities
Summary: This game requires Macromedia Flash Player. Jenny and her brother Jimmy are kids just like you -- they live in Lake County, Illinois and go to a school like yours. One morning they meet Garbob in their kitchen, and he shows them his great talent for making HUG...
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SWANCC
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Recycled Products - School Projects - Web site
Summary: SWANCC provides programs, educational resources, household hazardous waste recycling information on their website. This is information directly applicable to residents of Northern Cook County, but also valuable as an information resource for other parts on Il...
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Where Do Things Come From
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: This is a second grade project that helps students learn about the sources of products such as glass, aluminum, steel cans, paper, plastic and more and helps students learn how these materials can be recycled.
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