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Recycling tips for teachers andlibrarians

Carol Smallwood

Recycling tips for teachers andlibrarians

by Carol Smallwood

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Recycling (Waste, etc.),
  • Schools -- Waste disposal.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Carol Smallwood.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii,175p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22232904M
    ISBN 100786400099

    Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (R3) are the three essential components of environmentally-responsible consumer behavior. R3 is sometimes called the waste hierarchy. The concept behind the first R: Reduce, is that you should limit the number of purchases that you make in the first place. For example, turning off the lights and taking shorter showers. Whether you’re a teacher or a parent or a concerned kid yourself, here’s a basic rundown of “reduce, reuse, recycle” and tips you can implement today. Reduce “Reduce” is not necessarily the easiest step, though you might think so. While it seems simple to just buy less, we humans can be very set in our ways, relying heavily on.

    Schools can help teach good recycling habits too. If your local school doesn’t recycle, become (or nominate someone else!) an eco-warrior that looks after recycling. You could collect waste paper for wet playtime scribbles for example. Ask the kids where the waste from their packed lunches goes – recycling, composting or landfill bins. - Explore Jenn Liles's board "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle-Creative Curriculum", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Creative curriculum, Earth day activities, Earth week pins.

      Top Recycling Tips. First things first, a little R & R & R The aphorism is so tired it almost might seem like "reduce, reuse, recycle" should go without saying. Most of us have only really heard.   Earth provides tips for finding and appropriately recycling books. Scroll to the bottom of THIS PAGE where Earth will help you locate places to donate books based on the type of material. Find where and how to recycle your books using the Earth Recycling Locator.


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Recycling tips for teachers andlibrarians by Carol Smallwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Recycling tips for teachers and librarians. [Carol Smallwood] -- Tips for recycling at home and in the classroom and library, as well as curriculum aids, class activities, and sample lesson plans. Set up a classroom recycling system. Children can decorate cardboard boxes to use as sorting bins.

Each bin should indicate the material it's for: plastic, paper, metal cans, Styrofoam. Supply gloves for children to wear while they're recycling to protect their hands from sharp materials.

Designate a container for art materials. SCARCE began recycling efforts by redistributing textbooks amongst teachers and schools districts.

It wasn’t long before we expanded to reading books and school supplies. SCARCE is committed to finding the best use for all books and supplies that we receive because they are resources – and we don’t believe in waste. FREE 12 Page Recycle Activity Pack for Kids with Recycling Tips for Parents.

In lieu of discovering this new way to recycle juice pouches, I decided to create a new Recycle Activity Pack for Kids. This one features some of my favorite cute graphics and focuses on color-by-number activities.

For today's students, recycling is a way of life. But that doesn't mean students understand why we recycle. More than ever, that's important for students to know. A great place to go to start the learning process is Recycle City, a Web site from the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). books, for very young children. It describes the ways in which kids and their families can avoid waste and be environmentally conscious. Four pages presenting activities for children appear at the back of the book, followed by a two-page section for parents, with tips Reviews: It is important to know what we should and should not do in recycling.

Here are some simple tips: Do’s. Check local recycling requirements. Not every plant is set up the same way to handle the same items. Separate your items. Most cities today require that trash and recyclables be separated into different containers. Recycle paper containing staples or envelopes with plastic.

The Quest for Less: Activities and Resources for Teaching K-8 provides hands-on lessons and activities, enrichment ideas, journal writing assignments, and other educational tools related to preventing and reusing waste. This large document includes factsheets, activities, and teaching notes for th grade teachers.

(Educators, K-8). Turn recycling into writing prompts. Mix up your daily journal or writing activity by giving students recycling-themed writing prompts. We have a list available to download for free right here.

You can print as many sheets as needed to get students thinking about writing—and recycling—in completely different ways. Tips for Students and Schools. Students, parents, and teachers can all make a difference in reducing waste at school. By practicing the "3 R's" of waste reduction—reduce, reuse, and recycle—we can all do our part.

Green School Supplies. 10 Things I Can Do to Help My World written and illustrated by Melanie Walsh Picture book about recycling, water conservation and energy efficiency Published by Candlewick Press.

Striking die-cuts and a fun format enhance to this delightful read-aloud. Big, bold illustrations – perfect for a group setting – show readers ten ways young children can help our world and be eco friendly. Teach your students about the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling.

This can be used in conjunction with Earth Day, or even as a separate unit. This set includes: ~ 3 Posters (reduce, reuse, recycle) ~ 3 Graphic Organizers (reduce, reuse, recycle) ~ 3 Foldable Title Cards ~ 3 Foldable Des.

Teachers and Librarians. LESSON PLANS. click covers below for Lesson Plans. American Born Chinese { Quick and Dirty Tips} { St. Martin’s Press} { St. Martin’s Press { Childrens} { Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group} { FSG Books for Young Readers} { Feiwel & Friends} { Holt Books for Young Readers} { Imprint} { Kingfisher} { Odd.

Here, I’m also sharing the links to lots of free recycling printables for preschoolers through 1st graders (and sometimes older). To keep the list manageable, I’m sharing links that are specifically related to recycling rather than Earth Day in general except where the printable includes specific recycling pages.

Start Early: 5 Tips for Teaching Kids about Recycling. Octo It’s never too early to get kids on the path toward sustainable living. Children at just about any age can learn about the importance of recycling and participate in family recycling efforts.

Check out these 5 tips. Take a closer look at the recycling process with Waste Management's Mr. Cool Can. This video follows paper, plastic, glass and aluminum through the waste management material recovery facility. Source: wastemanagement on Length: 6 minutes. Extension Activities & Tips. Recycling Unit: Environment Activities for the Classroom.

Have them place alphabet stickers on construction paper. Include signs for paper, plastic, cans, and glass. Tape the signs on the boxes and set up a recycling center near the wastebasket. When the recycling center is all set up, invite children to help sort the recyclables into the bins.

If you overhear someone in the hallway talking about working on fractions that week, check some relevant books out in their name and drop them off with a note that says, "Thought these books might be helpful." Order books, videos, and other resources when teachers ask for something the library doesn't have.

Keep negativity to a minimum. Recycling Turns Things into Other Things. It’s like magic. Green Is the New Black. It’s important to stay on trend, don’t you know. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repeat.

Now this is a cycle I can get behind. Recycle Today for a Better Tomorrow. Even one bottle makes a difference. I Recycle for a Better Today.

The 50 Best Books for and Year-Olds 15 Classics That 8- to Year-Olds Say Are Worth Reading Today Books Like Harry Potter: 15 Series to Read Next Popular Topics Books Boys Love Books Girls Love Chapter Books & Series.

Librarians generally don’t ask if storytelling is an infringement of copyright. Don’t worry — it isn’t. But have you ever considered why? Telling a story aloud to a group of people technically is a public performance, one of the exclusive rights of the rights holder.

Rights holder could sue libraries for an unauthorized public performance, but thankfully, they don’t.Recycling 1 ton of paper saves 17 mature trees, gallons of water, 3 cubic yards of landfill space, 2 barrels of oil & kwh of electricity (Source: Macaw Book’s Go Green: Let’s Recycle).

Guess what? I figured out a *brilliant* way to make this work.Recycling Sorting Free Printable Celebrate Earth Day and teach your kids about recycling with this free printable sorting activity!

Instead of categorizing the recyclables by material, ie. plastic, glass, metal, etc, I felt it would be simpler for a young child to understand recycling in terms of everyday objects that they are already familiar.