Teachers can follow these guides with their classes to help integrate a shoreline cleanup into the yearly curriculum. Guides are available for grades k – 7 providing indoor and outdoor activities that help develop students understanding on various topics leading up to participation in a shoreline cleanup.
This activity provided by Earth Day Canada teaches students about the the importance of the 3Rs and energy conservation. Recommended for grades 4-6.
Excellent resources, lesson plans, fact sheets, and games to educate students about waste reduction.
Take your class through a virtual, interactive tour of a MRF. Choose from a guided tour or let your students explore the facility on their own!
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world.
Terracycle offers free recycling programs for hard-to-recycle wastes through upcycling. Collection programs can be run through your home, school, or office.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ is a third-party certification program and an internationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
Green Standards is a specialized environmental firm that works with corporations and other large organizations to responsibly redistribute no-longer-needed surplus office furniture, equipment and supplies.