Waste Management: Books

Eco-Gozo Resources

Various resources for schools available here

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Composting for kids

Read an explanation of composting as well as step-by-step guides to creating a composting bin and how to use the compost as mulch. This site was suggested by Peyton Vogel and her friends.

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SDGs for Children – The World We Want

Surely all have heard of the Sustainable Development Goals. 17 Goals – One Global Aim….Here is an excellent information booklet for children (and obviously also for adults) to help one understand better what they are all about : The World We Want – A Young Person’s Guide to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

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Earth Day Carol

Earth Day Carol is a retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. In the dynamic free app version, Plastic Bottle Scrooge is visited by the ghosts Plastic Past, Plastic Present, and Plastic Future. The app was developed by a diverse group of creators, Torran Anderson, Jack Hunter, Michelle Parker-Rock and Evan Fram, all volunteers, who found a unique way to communicate the important message of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. For ongoing information visit this website www.EarthDayCarol.org often and join in an Earth Day adventure. Contact at info@earthdaycarol.org. There are loads of ideas how to use this app, plus ideas for recycled art, etc.

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The Earth Dog Story – Earth Dog returns to Save the Environment

The Earth Dog Story, first published in 1992, returns as an app in iTunes and an eBook as part of the U.S. Department of Energy environmental outreach program with Weekly Reader. Earth Dog is a superhero who teaches kids about taking care of the environment.

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Early Childhood Activities for a Greener Earth

This book by Patty Born Selly, Published by Redleaf Press helps to educate young children about the environment through experience and play. These activities encourage children to develop a sense of wonder, curiosity, and joy for nature.

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How Green Are You? A personal action plan

Can you help to save the world? Yes, you can – if you’re 6 years old or more. You can save energy, protect wildlife, join in and help clean up the water and the air. It’s fun!! Conservationist David Bellamy and the Friendly Whale show you how,

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Zero Waste : A Realistic Sustainability Program for Schools

Book by Kary Schumpert and Cyndra Dietz, Eco-Cycle Take a look behind most schools and you’ll see dumpsters full of plastic bags of classroom paper, discarded cafeteria food, milk cartons and paper towels. Day-to-day operations in a typical school require lots of resources, very little of which gets reused, reclaimed or recycled. Visit one of the 31 Eco-Cycle Green Star Schools (14,000 students and staff) in Boulder County, Colorado, and the story is different. Hallways and classrooms are still bustling, but outside you find dumpsters not only for garbage, but for compost and recycling. More than likely the trash container is less than half full while the compost and recycling containers are brimming. How is that possible?

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Where do Recyclable Materials Go?

Based on facts about the process of recycling in industrial countries, Where Do Recyclable Materials Go?, by Sabbithry Persad, helps children understand the importance of recycling to save natural resources and much more.

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Operation: Reuse It!

With colorful illustrations and fact-filled diagrams complementing the adventure, this picture book tells the story of how Peter and his friends help Mr. Ogilvy rediscover forgotten belongings in his shed. They help him organize and distribute the unwanted stuff to reuse centers in the community, learning the many ways and benefits of reusing. The children have fun with forgotten treasures such as old toys, electronics, art supplies, and even a broken-down car, while they work together to determine how the items should be reused, in the process saving resources, energy, and money, while diverting materials from the landfill. By: Sabbithry Persad Illustrated by: Jenny Campbell

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Judy Moody saves the World

It all starts with the Crazy Strip contest — and the dream that she, Judy Moody, might one day see her very own adhesive-bandage design covering the scraped knees of thousands. But when her “Heal the World” motif merits only an honorable mention, Judy realizes it’s time to set her sights on something bigger.

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Waste Reduction Guidelines for Schools

On the occasion of the European Week for Waste Reduction WasteServ Malta and EkoSkola – Nature Trust Malta joined forces to produce guidelines which offer all interested plenty of information and practical ideas and tips for a whole school approach to reduce waste.

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What’s It Like Living Green?: Kids Teaching Kids, by the Way They Live

These days,there’s a lot of talk about living green, but does anyone actually do it? In What’s It Like, Living Green? Kids Teaching Kids, by the Way They Live, you’ll learn how other kids live green

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Easy to Be Green: Simple Activities You Can Do to Save the Earth (Little Green Books)

Everyone’s talking about the environment these days, especially kids. But what can kids do? A lot! This book is filled with cool coloring pages, Earth-saving tips, fun facts, and easy activities kids can do to help the environment. It’s just what kids need to be green all by themselves!

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WasteServ Malta Limited

WasteServ Malta Ltd. was established in November 2002. The company is responsible for organizing, managing and operating integrated systems for waste management including integrated systems for minimisation, collection, transport, sorting, reuse, utilistation, recycling, treatment and disposal of solid and hazardous waste.

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The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling (Little Green Books)

Learn about recycling from a new perspective!  Peek into this diary of a plastic bottle as it goes on a journey from the refinery plant, to the manufacturing line, to the store shelf, to a garbage can, and finally to a recycling plant where it emerges into it’s new life…as a fleece jacket!

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Cleaning up litter (Help the Environment)

This series introduces very young children to the concept of caring for the environment in an attractive and accessible way. Based on children’s real-life experiences, the books focus on things children can do to help the environment and keep the world around us clean. In this book, children learn what litter is, how it can harm the environment, and what they can do to help clean up litter.

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Why Should I Recycle? – WWF Book by Jen Green

What if everybody threw away old bottles and newspapers, littering the world with glass and plastic and tin cans that should be recycled and made into new products? Mr. Jones is a teacher who sets a good example for kids by separating his trash for recycling.

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