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Sustainability Foundations: Ready to Recycle
Education for Sustainability
STUDENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Single-stream recycling
- Refining vs. recycling
- Sustainable choices
Sustainability Foundations: Ready to Recycle builds on the knowledge and skills that students learned in Sustainability Foundations and helps students develop strategies for becoming better informed consumers when it comes to recycling. Students will learn about single-stream recycling, the environmental impacts of mining and refining raw materials to be used in consumer goods, and how to make sustainable choices.
Ready to Recycle is available for all U.S. and Canadian Schools at no cost. *Lesson 3 coming soon*
Preview the Lessons
The Single-Stream Recycling Journey
In this lesson, students will be able to describe categories of recyclable materials and their life cycles.
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