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Zero waste kids: 30 challenges to cut down waste

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781445171111

Publication Date: 17 Aug 2020

Subject: Social sciences

Suitable for: Primary (Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)

A guide for children to help them make decisions about reducing waste and lifestyle choices that are sustainable. Includes 30 challenges tailored to be achievable for children.

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A guide for children to help them make decisions about reducing waste and lifestyle choices that are sustainable. Includes 30 challenges tailored to be achievable for children.


Our planet is in danger! It's time to make a difference to ensure its future by taking up the zero-waste challenge.

Zero Waste Kids is full of fun ways to help you make sustainable choices to save planet Earth. Become informed about the crisis we're in but also, more importantly, take action through the 30 achievable child-friendly challenges to reduce waste, including craft activities and lifestyle changes to reduce, reuse and recycle your way to a better future.

Filled with facts about the state of our planet, the environmental impact of over-consuming and the waste we produce and where it goes.

Contents

What is zero waste?
What do we waste?
CHALLENGE 1: Waste audit
Reduce - Reuse - Recycle
CHALLENGE 2: Play the recycling game
The challenges
Plastic
Plastic pollution
CHALLENGE 3: Say NO to straws
CHALLENGE 4: Take it further
CHALLENGE 5: Bring your own water bottle
The water footprint
Reduce your water consumption
CHALLENGE 6: Save water
CHALLENGE 7: Soap is the word
Saving energy
Renewable energy
CHALLENGE 8: Energy saving
Get outside
CHALLENGE 9: Get outside and explore
Clothing
CHALLENGE 10: Make do and mend
CHALLENGE 11: New-to-you clothes
In the bathroom
CHALLENGE 12: Make your own face mask
CHALLENGE 13: A quick bathroom swap guide
CHALLENGE 14: Toothbrush
CHALLENGE 15: Toilet paper
Cleaning
CHALLENGE 16: Clean the vinegar way
Toys and games
CHALLENGE 17: Toy audit
Food waste
CHALLENGE 18: Waste not, want not
CHALLENGE 19: Ugly is the new tasty
Groceries
CHALLENGE 20: The hunt for package-free
Farmers' market
CHALLENGE 21: From farm to table
CHALLENGE 22: DIY reusable shopping bag
Lunch and snacks
CHALLENGE 23: Package-free packed lunch
CHALLENGE 24: Package-free snacks
CHALLENGE 25: Make beeswax wraps
Compost
CHALLENGE 26: Where to compost
CHALLENGE 27: Rethink your food scraps and make a new
recipe
Setting up your compost bin
CHALLENGE 28: Plan a zero-waste party
Upcycle craft
CHALLENGE 29: From junk to treasure
Get involved
CHALLENGE 30: Organise a zero-waste event
Glossary and further information
Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Social sciences
Dewey
363.728
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Illustrations
Full colour illus throughout
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Pub. date
17 Aug 2020
Edition
First
ISBN
9781445171111
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
64
Width
193mm
Height
256mm
Weight
432g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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