Education and Outreach
CVWMA KIDS PAGE
Welcome to CVWMA's recycling web page for
kids! This interactive web site is designed to teach you
about the importance of waste reduction, recycling, and solid waste
management (or how we take care of our garbage).
Many materials that we use everyday can be
reused and recycled. Explore the links below to learn
more about recycling and ways you can reduce the amount of trash
you throw away.
R3, CVWMA's mascot and
Nutzy, the Richmond Flying
Squirrel mascot encourage everyone to
"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle".
Virginia Trekkers created an awesome video on recycling.
here to see the video.
EPA Planet Protectors Club
Find new ways to reduce how much garbage you
throw away. Maybe you can even start a recycling program
in your school or community.
to Recycle City
Welcome to Recycle City! There's lots
to do here - people and places to visit and plenty of ways to
explore how the city's residents recycle, reduce and reuse
Clean Sweep is a pun-laden site created
especially for middle school kids. Here, students can
create a "Garbage
Pizza," visit the "Waste Watchers," or drop
at the "Compost Office."
Created by: Keep America Beautiful
Inc. Recycling computers, cell phones, and other
electronic gear is critical to protecting our
environment. For a related lesson, visit "Ollie Saves the Planet -
Trombone's Clean Up the Park
Help Sir Trombone keep his environment clean by
placing items in their proper recycling bins.
Middle school students, especially Harry Potter
fans, will enjoy the decidedly English flavor or this
site. First stop: the "Fun
Zone" - where kids can rap with "Recycler" and
take the "Rubbish Challenge."
Created by: Waste Watch, London, England - For
an elementary level game, check out "Barnaby
Trash Trivia Game - Where does all the trash go?
It's important for all of us to think about how
much trash we're making. Every item that isn't reused or
recycled becomes trash - so what happens when we run out of places
to put all that trash? That's why reusing and recycling
are so important.
Waste Not - Harcourt School Publishers
Each year in the United States, people throw out
over 200 million tons of trash. That's about 4 pounds per
person every day! It's important for
individuals, businesses and cities to dispose of waste in ways that
protect the environment.
All the projects featured on this site use
recyclable, reusable household materials and/or items found in
The Great Green Web Game
This game tests one's knowledge on how consumer
choices affect the environment.