HOW TO: Start a Home Recycling Center with Your Kids

November 20, 2011 by  
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Want to get your kids excited about diverting waste from the landfill? Get them involved in the process by creating a home recycling center! It’s a good idea to teach kids the importance of recycling at an early age, and one of the best ways to do that is to make a project out of it, making home recycling fun and engaging. First, you’ll want to explain to them what recycling is and how it works in your hometown. Then comes the fun part: setting up bins, attaching colorful labels, and sorting recyclables. Click through for Inhabitots’ step-by-step tutorial. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: DIY , earth911 , green parenting , kids , Recycled Materials , recycling

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Crowdsourced Documentary on Cargo Biking Wants You! (Video)

October 20, 2011 by  
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Generally when you leave your hometown (especially if your hometown is Portland, Oregon ), you tend to lose your sense of expanding bike love rather quickly. Traveling for work or for play (unless you bike camp ) takes you through airports and subway stations and conference rooms and hotel/motels, and soon you begin to despair that the U.S. will always be a car-centric, junk food wasteland. Wait! When that depression dip happens, here’s a crowdsourced cargo bike documentary (or at th… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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