Entries Tagged as 'Recycling'

From Trash to Treasure

January 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In the same vein as the Grow It Yourself! series, the six titles in the Trash to Treasure lineup make arts and crafts an easy, green practice for early elementary students and also challenge their reading skills. Books are broken up into their respective reuse material: cardboard, jars and pots, buttons […]

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Re-Craft

November 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Most of us apply the “reduce, reuse and recycle” mantra in many ways during the day. As veggies we reduce our ecological footprint with our choice to eat lower on the food chain (go, plants!). Likely we’ve invested in canvas bags that we can reuse time and again when buying […]

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Living Green: A Turtle’s Quest for a Cleaner Planet

August 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL Thurman is an environmentally conscious turtle, spurred to action when his sister’s wedding is trashed by litter. He has no idea how to make a difference but heads down the river to get the humans “to put a stop” to the pollution. He arrives at the same time as an elementary […]

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Gabby and Grandma Go Green

July 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Author and illustrator Monica Wellington’s Gabby and Grandma Go Green is a very sweet book for young children about, yes, going green.  Little Gabby and her grandma spend the day together sewing reusable cloth bags, heading to the recycling center, going to the grocery store and declining the proffered grocery bag, shopping […]

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