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Tri-County Resource & Waste Management Council - Bringing Solid Waste Management and Education to Rural Communities

Closing the Loop: Buy Recycled

Meets goals 4A, 4B, 12E, 13B

Hands On Plastics: A Scientific Investigation Kit (educational kit)
Hands On Plastics: A Scientific Investigation Kit (educational kit)
5th to 8th grade. CD-ROM with instruction and activities that demonstrate scientific properties and industrial processes of different plastics. Kit also contains bags of the various plastics in uniform pellets or cuttings.
PETE's Pack (educational kit)
PETE's Pack (educational kit)
20 min. video and demonstration pack, all ages. The process of recycling #1 PET, or PETE, plastic and the products that we make from recycled PETE.

Other Educational Resources

Recycling: Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why
Story Time: Stories and Talks with the 3Rs Theme
Shopping: The Choices We Make
Aluminum Recycling: Resource and Energy Savings
Mini Materials Recovery Facility (MRF): How Recycling Works
Garbage and Health
Closing the Loop: Buy Recycled
Landfills: Design and Purpose
Environmental and Solid Waste Legislation
How Things Recycle: Composting and Vermi-Composting
Paper Recycling
My Environment - for Pre-K to Grade 1
A Short History of Trash
Glass Recycling
Art and Activity Books
Tri-County Regional
Collection Facility
510 North Pearl St.
Macomb, Illinois
Phone: 309-331-4782 or 309-836-5926