CVWMA Kids Page

Educational Resources

    Welcome to CVWMA’s recycling web page for kids! This interactive web site is designed to teach you about the importance of waste reduction, recycling, and solid waste management (or how we take care of our garbage).

    Many materials that we use everyday can be reused and recycled. Explore the links below to learn more about recycling and ways you can reduce the amount of trash you throw away.







    • EPA Planet Protectors Club – Fiind new ways to reduce how much garbage you throw away. Maybe you can even start a recycling program in your school or community.
    • Welcome to Recycle City¬† – Welcome to Recycle City! There’s lots to do here – people and places to visit and plenty of ways to explore how the city’s residents recycle, reduce and reuse waste.
    • Clean Sweep USA – Clean Sweep is a pun-laden site created especially for middle school kids. Here, students can create a “Garbage Pizza,” visit the “Waste Watchers,” or drop something at the “Compost Office.”
    • Ollie Saves the Planet – Recycle Electronics – Created by: Keep America Beautiful Inc. Recycling computers, cell phones, and other electronic gear is critical to protecting our environment.
    • Trombone’s Clean Up the Park – Help Sir Trombone keep his environment clean by placing items in their proper recycling bins.
    • Recycle Zone – Middle school students, especially Harry Potter fans, will enjoy the decidedly English flavor or this site. First stop: the “Fun Zone” – where kids can rap with “Recycler” and take the “Rubbish Challenge.”
    • Barnaby Bear’s Recycling¬†– Elementary level game, created by: Waste Watch, London, England
    • Trash Trivia Game – Where does all the trash go? – It’s important for all of us to think about how much trash we’re making. Every item that isn’t reused or recycled becomes trash – so what happens when we run out of places to put all that trash? That’s why reusing and recycling are so important.
    • Waste Not – Harcourt School Publishers – Each year in the United States, people throw out over 200 million tons of trash. That’s about 4 pounds per person every day! It’s important for individuals, businesses and cities to dispose of waste in ways that protect the environment.
    • The Great Green Web Game – This game tests one’s knowledge on how consumer choices affect the environment.

    Craft Projects

    • Recycled Art Projects – All the projects featured on this site use recyclable, reusable household materials and/or items found in nature.
    • Visit our Pinterest page for LOTS of great crafts and project ideas.


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