Reduce Reuse Recycle
What do you do with your old mobile phone? Where can you take your old medicines? Which plastic is recyclable? What happens to the stuff you recycle? This easy-to-use guide has the answers to all your recycling questions. Use its A-Z listing of everyday household items to see how you can recycle most of your unwanted things, do your bit for the planet, and maybe make a bit of money while you're at it.
The Three R'S: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle Explains how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help decrease pollution, and provides examples of how to do these things, including finding new uses for hand-me-downs and placing bottles in collection areas instead of trash cans. Full description
I Can Save the Earth! Max is a little monster who likes to litter and never, ever recycles. Then the electricity goes out and he sees how exciting and beautiful the Earth is, and that it will need his help to stay that way. Full description
Stuff! A packrat resists recycling, reducing, and reusing
A practical approach to getting to grips with the environmental issues of everyday waste and water.
Clothes and Toys Sometimes its impossible to part with favorite clothes and toys when it's time to retire them because they're old and frayed. This book breathes new life into favorite things, creating excitement and fostering creativity in the reader. Sidebars share information on how discarding objects without considering a second life for them can harm the environment.
Producing plastic is a cheap and straight forward process, however the disposal and decomposition of such materials is cumbersome and costly. Producing plastic is harming our environment primarily due the harmful elements that comprise it. The concept of integrating plastic within a structure in a natural setting would appear to be incompatible. However this manual for making your own greenhouse offers a fresh perspective on re-using everyday materials such as the plastic bottle to be creative.
The creative conversion and repurposing of existing structures is a defining feature of contemporary German architecture. Published for Germany's pavilion at the 2012 Venice Biennale's Architecture Exhibition, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle "looks at this trend through case studies, proposals, statements, reproductions and interviews with architects.