- Define recycling.
- What does R.R.R. stand for? How can we do each “R” in our school/club, home, and community?
- What is the Plastic Identification Recycling Code?
- Who developed the first recycle logo or symbol?
- As a group, discuss at least two Bible references where God commands us to take care of His earth.
- What are the reasons you should recycle?
- Define the following recycling categories: aluminum, plastics (PETE/PET, HDPE, V/PVC, LDPE, PP, PS, Other #7), Bi-metal, glass and steel. Identify everyday products that belong in each category. What recycling methods are available in your community to handle each type?
- What are un-coded plastics? Are they able to be recycled?
- Name 7 states and 7 foreign countries which currently run buy-back recycling programs.
- Find and read three current articles in magazines, newspapers or on the world wide web that discuss some aspect of recycling.
- Draw, sketch, photograph or download the official recycling symbol(s) for your state/country.
- If applicable name eight CONTAINERS that are recyclable for cash in your state or country’s beverage container recycling program.
- Individually or as a group, design and create a recycling poster for your club, church or school.
- Individually or with a group, make one of the following crafts from recycled materials.
- Bird feeding station
- Hummingbird feeding station
- Lighthouse in a bottle
- Ocean in a bottle
- Do the following:
- Spend eight hours collecting and processing recyclable items in your area.
- Show your ability to correctly sort recyclable items.
- Work with your club to hold a recycling program for a minimum of three months using the proceeds as a fundraiser for your club.
- At the end of the three months evaluate your program. Give a report [oral or written] about what you learned, how much you earned, and how you/your club spent it.
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