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RECYCLING

Vocabulary - Facts -
Listening
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Activities
- Lesson plans - Games - Webquests - Cartoons -
Posters - Songs - Videos - PowerPoint Presentations

(Updated on 08/04/2011)

 

 

Related pages :

Environment (themes) - Environment (vocabulary and activities)

 

Vocabulary :

  • Recycling - vocabulary and quizzes (www2.actden.com)

 

 

Facts :

  • SAN FRANCISCO ZERO WASTE PROGRAM :

    • San Francisco Zero Waste Program - FAQ
      "San Francisco has deployed its widely successful solid waste management programme based on the ambitious goal of zero waste by 2020.
      To ensure that no material goes to landfill or high temperature destruction, the city’s zero waste goal means that products are designed and used
      according to the principle of highest and best use. Zero Waste also means that discarded materials follow the waste reduction hierarchy:
      reduce, reuse, and then recycle or compost..."

      (sfenvironment.org)


    • San Francisco: Zero Waste Program
      (cityclimateleadershipawards.com)



    • The zero-waste home
      "See how a family manages to produce only two handfuls of trash per year."

      (sunset.com)


    • Zero Waste - How green can you go?
      "Bea Johnson, who writes the popular ZeroWaste blog and is the author of ZeroWaste Home manages to generate less than a quart of garbage a year in her Mill Valley, Calif home."
      (sfgate.com)




  • How to recycle guides - Informative how to recycling guides for all your recycling services
    (edinburgh.gov.uk)

 

 

  • Big Ben sculpture marks recycling
    "A 6m (20ft) high sculpture of Big Ben made from Coca-Cola cans has been unveiled in London's South Bank to inspire more people to recycle...
    Recycle Week is launched by WRAP - a not-for-profit company helping people and organisations reduce waste. "

    (BBC)

 

 

Listening :

  • A Greener World
    I. Pre-Listening Exercises
    II. Listening Exercises
    III. Post-Listening Exercises
    "First, name three environmental problems that face our world today, how people can help solve these problems.
    What image comes to your mind when you think of "recycling"?..."
    (esl-lab.com)

 

 

Activities :

  • Recycling Guide
    "Learn how to recycle different materials as a way of saving energy and conserving the environment."
    (recycling-guide.org.uk)

 

  • A poster from Planet Pals
    Find the things that can be recycled.
  • Planet Earth - The Water Planet (xtec.es) :
    - The water cycle
    - A jigsaw puzzle
    - Water and Weather
    - An eco-book
    - Recycling
    - An eco-quiz

 

  • Recycling - interactive exercise (BBC)


  • Recycling - vocabulary and quizzes (www2.actden.com)

 

  • Time to Recycle (bry-backmanor)
    "Put together the recycling boxes. Cut apart the items and put them in the correct box."






  • Recycling and Beyond activity pages (dnr.state.wi.us)





  • A VISIT TO RECYCLE CITY - (epa.gov)
    "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."


Lesson plans :

  • U.K. garbage could be worth billions (June 7, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A British government agency has claimed that the nation's garbage is an untapped gold mine worth over $4.5 billion, and could create over 50,000 jobs."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

 

Games :

  • Clean and green - "a great game where kids can practise tidying a bedroom and recycling the rubbish at the same time!" 
    (learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org)

  • Games - Lots of fun, interactive mini games that focus on litter. - interactive
    (cpia.ca)




  • The recycling game (BBC)





  • A game : Trombone's Clean Up the Park -
    "Students can practise sorting recyclable items." (fen.funbrain)

 

Webquests :

  • Paper or Plastic - An Internet WebQuest on Recycling! (oncampus.richmond.edu)
    "Your group will use the Internet to research information about recycling and paper and plastic bags to create an informative poster.
    This poster will be displayed in a grocery store to help shoppers make informed decisions to the question - 'Paper or Plastic?' "

  • Recycle City (biologycorner.com)

 

Cartoons :

 

Cartoon: BlackBerry Out(r)age
"This cartoon by Kipper Williams
from The Guardian relates to the dramatic
computer crash at the UK headquarters
of  Research In Motion (RIM)
in Slough, Berkshire, this week,
which has left millions of  BlackBerry users
unable to send or receive emails and messages..."
+ LINKS

(englishblog.com)

 

 

Cartoon: March of the Monster Bins
"This cartoon by Mac from The Daily Mail relates
to news that giant communal dustbins
shared by 40 families or more are being introduced
across Britain."
Read more >>

+ COMMENT
(jeffreyhill.typepad.com)

 


Recycling Center

(sunsite.berkeley.edu)

 

Recycling centre
(york.ac.uk)


 

 

Posters :

 

Paper recycling poster
(deviantart.com)

A poster from Planet Pals

Recycle at your school!
(egtrashrecycleservices.org)

 

Glass recycling poster
(deviantart.com)

 



Songs :

 

Videos :

  • Help Mother Earth/Kids Love Mother Earth.mov
    "This documentary is for children of all ages to understand why global warming happens and the way it impacts our planet, and how we can work together to stop it..."

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • Plastic Bottle Island
    (YouTube)
    "This man has given up his job, family and possessions to build an island that floats on plastic bottles he’s found and used as buoys!
    Talk about recycling to good use!"

    (Neatorama)

 

 

PowerPoint Presentations :