Teacher Resource Recommendations

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  1. Recycling Lesson/Unit for All Year Long: Introduction Activities
    Plastic China
    2016 ‧ Documentary ‧ 1h 26m
    A woman and her family live next to a recycling plant, in mountains of plastic waste from Asia, Europe and the U.S.

    Garbage Dreams
    2009 ‧ Short/Documentary ‧ 1h 23m
    Garbage Dreams follows three teenage boys born into the trash trade and growing up in the world’s largest garbage village, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. It is the home to 60,000 Zaballeen, also spelled “Zabbaleen” as Arabic for “garbage people.” Far ahead of any modern “Green” initiatives, the Zaballeen survive by recycling 80 percent of the garbage they collect. When their community is suddenly faced with the globalization of its trade, each of the teenage boys is forced to make choices that will impact his future and the survival of his community.

    The Wartville Wizard
    Book by Don Madden (1993)
    Wartville is being buried in trash! There are soda bottles under the flowers, juice cans by the mailbox, and newspapers along the road. Every day the piles grow higher and higher.
    Then one tidy old man realizes he has the power to get rid of all the trash forever. Wartville will finally be cleaned up once and for all!

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