Recycled pencils: Making news out of news

Every year, parents are obligated to buy their kids (whether they like it or not) school supplies, and you can bet that pencils are on the list. Moms and dads might be surprised to find out that those little orange sticks are made out of the 4 billion trees cut down worldwide for paper industries, and assembled with toxic chemicals in factories that pollute the air (most erasers are made from latex).

By | 2015-04-19T18:36:50+00:00 December 21st, 2009|Green Living|

How to Recycle Paper

This simple DIY recycling project can be used for educational purposes, as a school or class activity for kids, or when you really do want to recycle your own paper. It serves as a good demonstration of how recycling works, and anyone who has gone through with this process is likely to think twice in the future, before discarding waste paper into the wrong basket.

By | 2014-10-31T16:54:18+00:00 November 20th, 2009|Videos, Resources and Recycling|