Sustainability for Kids
10 University common books for activists of all ages
Fukushima NUCLEAR DISASTER--PG13-- great student discussion topic
The photograph looks at once beautiful and disturbing: crystalline waters shimmer beside a rock-strewn beach. It takes a moment to realize those jade speckles aren't some extraordinary case of marine phosphorescence but rather hundreds of discarded plastic bottles, piled upon the rocks. Against the Tide - News - Greensource Magazine
Against the Tide -student project idea...explore pollution on the shore/ lake/ river etc.
Against the Tide - News - Greensource Magazine
Kids Go Green: great website with resources, facts and games for all types of topics about waste and pollution
Landfill waste facts | Kids Go Green
Food Waste Fast Facts
In college and business cafeterias they are eliminating cafeteria trays. In this case students are then not able to carrying multiple plates, which leads them to not take excess food. I can encourage the audience to try not using trays when they go to one of the dining halls. Source: "Ending food waste in restaurants" posted on EndFoodWasteNow.org
FOOD WASTE: Americans wasted enough food in 2010 to fill 91 Empire State Buildings, meanwhile millions were food insecure.
The facts about food waste
Beehive Design Collective uses art to create numerous stories of globalization and resistance of mass production.
Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch- EVERY single piece of plastic that has ever been created since the 19th century is still SOMEWHERE on our planet. So if it never goes away, where does it go?
How much land does it take to support your lifestyle? This interactive, animated tool helps individuals discover their largest areas of resource consumption and offers recommendations for reducing environmental impact. This calculator estimates how much land and sea area is needed to provide the resources an individual uses and to absorb the waste they create, including carbon dioxide.
Carbon Footprint calculator