These are just some of the places you can visit on the internet for recycling information. They vary from government sites which provide online information about grants to sites dedicated to all kinds of recycling crafts, fun and games! I’ve tried to give a few details about each link. If you’ve got a great recycling, composting or solid waste site and think we should list it, send it to me via e-mail or give us a call! We always like to get your input!
- http://www.cflpswd.org – Our district’s online headquarters! For information not only in Coshocton, but Fairfield, Licking and Perry counties, there’s no place better to go.
- Coshocton County – A listing of offices and services in Coshocton County.
- Earth’s 911 – There’s plenty of information about recycling, solid waste issues and more. The kicker here is that it can direct you to local recycling information. Of course, if you’re viewing this page, you’ve already managed to do that. But it’s still chock-full of information.
- Kaboose.com – A great site for crafting ideas using recycled materials!
- Lighting Recycling Guide – Fluorescent? CFL’s? What are these energy-saving things and, more importantly, what do we do with them when they reach the end of their usefulness? Here’s a good place to start.
- Recycling for Kids – A great resource for kids looking to make a difference!
- The Can Manufacturing Institute – Everything you want to know about the can and then some. Includes the history of the can, as well as some good (and free!) lesson plans and resource kit, plus plenty of general information, all of which you can download.
- Carol A. Tanzi, Goddess of Garbage – You want some crafting ideas with recycled materials? This is your site! Tons of fun stuff, although it’s more adult-oriented than for kids.
- Care2 – This page has some solid general information and ideas for everyday conservation efforts
- Kids F.A.C.E. – Kids For a Clean Environment was founded in 1989 by Melissa Poe. She was nine years old at the time. The organization remains dedicated to helping younger people get involved. If you’re a young person saying, “What can I do when I’m not a grown-up yet?” this is a great example of one kid making a difference.
- University of Oregon ZerO Waste Program – This University of Oregon web page has tons of stuff, and it’s well-organized. Good work, Ducks!
- The Recycle Store – A great web page for all sorts of recycled-content products, from commercial buyers to individual shoppers.
- The Water Page – All kinds of helpful tips on conserving water here. It is our most valuable resource, after all!
- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Litter Prevention and Recycling – This site is focused on people employed in the litter prevention and recycling fields, but there is some good information about recycling grants, as well as some general info.
- NIH Kids Homepage: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Great tips for kids and parents on the Three R’s as well as fantastic information on vermicomposting- using worms to eat your garbage!
- A Beginners Guide to Composting at Home – Food, yard and garden waste make up about 28% of what average people throw away. What if you could turn that waste into “black gold?” Composting is a great way to reduce waste, fortify the soil and nurture plants .
- The How Stuff Works Web Site – This site isn’t necessarily about recycling, but there’s so much good information here I just can’t help but list it. Besides, this site provided a lot of the information I needed to discover how to make this web page! Check it out. There’ll be something you’re interested in there!