CAN BE RECYCLED
Check out the ENVIRONMENT section for information on air and water pollution. There's just about everything in this library that you'd ever need to know about the Arctic, listed both ALPHABETICALLY and by CATEGORY. Ideal for students. (Double-click any word on these pages for a "pop-up" definition.)
COMPOSTING FOR KIDS
Composting is fun and easy. Learn about how we make compost and how we use it to grow beautiful gardens.
People are generating waste products faster than nature can break them down and using up resources faster than they can be replaced. This is BIG trouble.
THE IMAGINATION FACTORY
There's 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.
When you leave Dumptown you'll leave knowing much more about what you can do to help protect the environment.
PLASTIC BAGS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Making a good choice for the environment is no longer as simple as knowing whether or not a product can be recycled. Recycling is just one of three very important factors to consider. See how plastic bags stack up in each of these areas.
Today there is a revival in homemade papermaking crafts. Not only is it a fun experience for you and the kids, but it's a good way to recycle waste into wonderful possibilities.
LEARN 2 MAKE HOMEMADE PAPER
Bring the paper chase home to roost. Making your own paper is fun, easy, and a delightful project for the weekends.
GUIDE TO RECYCLING COMMON MATERIALS
Plastic, Paper, Glass, Aluminum, Steel, Motor Oil, Toxics, Refrigerators, Batteries, Computer Printers...
REDUCE YOUR RUBBISH: RECYCLING TIPS
Here are lots of innovative things you can do to help reduce your rubbish. Check out some of the tips here to get started.
TIPS ON HOW TO REDUCE, REUSE AND RECYCLE
In your kitchen, bathroon, laundry room, yard, garden, office...
More than 60% of municipal solid waste is recyclable, yet only about 13% of it gets recycled.
Why isn't more recycled? How can we improve this situation?
What is the step-by-step process of recycling glass? Can a brown bottle become a green bottle after recycling? Does recycling save money? How is it better for the environment?
Some topics: The Natural Way to Recycle. How to compost at home. How to use compost. Compost Tea - A Nourishing refreshment for your plants. Mulching - A Fancy word for "Being on Top of the Soil". 25 Questions and Answers about Composting. How to build your own Composter.
The latest pollution news from the World News Network.
A service that merges information from approximately 300 databases to create instant rankings based on pollution loads and health hazards for almost 2000 polluting facilities across Canada.
RECYCLING TIPS AND ECO-FRIENDLY ADVICE
Some topics: Choose the reusable alternatives to disposable products, concentrated or bulk, reuse and recycle paper, water and energy saving tips around the house, environmentally safe clean-up...