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Reduce your waste by reusing or recycling pens and notebooks. What’s your Quest for Less this school year?

Reduce your waste by reusing or recycling pens and notebooks. What’s your Quest for Less this school year?

Quest for Less At the Source Waste Management Putting It All Together Glossary The Quest for Less The Quest for Less provides hands-on lessons and activities, enrichment ideas, journal writing assignments, and other educational tools related to preventing and reusing waste. Each chapter includes fact sheets that provide background information on topics in the chapter. Each activity provides the duration, materials needed, and other helpful information for teachers. Includes a glossary of terms and a glossary of skills The lessons and activities: Encourage students to use reading, writing, and problem-solving skills. Help students understand how they can “make a difference” in their home, school, and community environment. Use The Quest for Less : As part of your existing curriculum To create special units on the environment To commemorate Earth Day To make solid waste inte...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/osw/education/quest/index.htm

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