The “three R’s” of environmental education; reduce, reuse, and recycle. PLT’s activity Reduce, Reuse, Recycle takes a closer look at the solid waste students generate, and how to reduce the amount in their family and community. Connect the knowledge and skills gained by this activity by linking the following PLT activities:
- Pollution Search
- Every Drop Counts
- Energy Sleuths
- Then and Now
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Madden, D. 1993. The Wartville Wizard. Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.
McQueen, K. and D. Fassler. 1991. Let's Talk Trash: The Kids' Book about Recycling. Waterfront Books.
Murphy, S.J. 2004. Earth Day--Hooray! HarperTrophy.
Roca, N. 2007. Three R's: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle. Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated.
Root, P. 1992. The Old Red Rocking Chair. Arcade Publishing.
Sensel, J. 2003. Garbage Monster. Dream Factory Books.
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Stecker, R. 2002. Recycled! Capstone Press.
Testa, F. 2001. Too Much Garbage. North-South Books.
Wallace, N.E. 2003. Recycle Every Day! Marshall Cavendish Corporation.
Weber, R. 2002. Waste Not: Time to Recycle. Capstone Press.
Amos, J. 1995. Waste and Recycling. Steck-Vaughn.
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Mandel, L. and H.M. Mandel. 1993. Treasure of Trash: A Recycling Story. Avery Publishing Group, Inc.
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Nielsen, S. 1993. Trash! Trash! Trash! ABDO Publishing Company.
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Blashfield, J.F. 1991. Recycling. Children's Press.
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Foster, J. 1991. Cartons, Cans, and Orange Peels: Where Does Our Garbage Go? Houghton Mifflin Company.
Gutnik, M.J. 1993. Recycling: Learning the Four R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover. Enslow Publishers, Incorporated.
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Hall, E.J. 1997. Garbage. Gale Group.
Nardo, D. 1992. Recycling. Thomson Gale.
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Silverstein, A. 1992. Recycling: Meeting the Challenge of the Trash Crisis. Penguin Group.
Smith, H. and J. Rhatigan. 2002. Earth-Friendly Crafts for Kids: 50 Awesome Things to Make with Recycled Stuff. Lark Books.
Stefoff, R. 1991. Recycling. Chelsea House Publishers.
Woodburn, J. 1993. Garbage and Recycling. Gareth Stevens Audio.
Cozic, C.P. 1997. Garbage and Waste. Thomson Gale.
Gay, K. 1991. Garbage and Recycling. Enslow Publishers, Incorporated.
Kimball, D. 1992. Recycling in America: A Reference Handbook. ABC-CLIO, Incorporated.
Rogers, H. 2006. Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage. New Press.
Stein, K. 1997. Beyond Recycling: A Re-user's Guide. Clear Light Publishers.
Strong, D.L. 1997. Recycling in America: A Reference Book. ABC-CLIO, Incorporated.