Shape the next generation of sustainability stewards by sharing knowledge about recycling, composting, and the importance of the circular bioeconomy. Encouraging planet-positive behaviors early on increases the likelihood of forming great lifetime habits. Review and access our curated list of resources:


children learning to recycle and lead a sustainable life

While recycling alone can’t solve our plastic problem, it’s a great first step in living a more sustainable lifestyle. Here are some resources that can help kids learn about recycling:

Kids Super Guide to Recycling |

Recycling Plastic, Glass, and Paper Video | Kids Academy

Recycling Guide Just for Kids |

Recycling Facts for Kids | Science Kids

Recycling for kids: Small steps toward a better future | 1-800-GOT-JUNK?


composting with kids teaches sustainable life lessons

Composting isn’t just a great way to divert food waste from landfills and improve soil quality, it’s also a great activity to do with your kids! Here are some resources for kids to use to learn about the process and help start your own composting bin:

How Composting Works | Plant Based Products Council

The Science Behind Composting | Live Science

George Makes Compost Video | Curious George

Find Composting Information for Your State | US Composting Council

How to Compost at Home | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Backyard Magic: The Composting Handbook | Department of the Environment of New Brunswick 

Circular Bioeconomy

teaching kids about recycling supports the circular bioeconomy

Adopting a circular bioeconomy can help us reduce traditional plastic use, curb greenhouse gas emissions, and decrease plastic pollution in our oceans and waterways. Teach your kids about the importance of the circular bioeconomy, as well as the numerous benefits it provides, with the resources below:

Circular Bioeconomy Explained | Plant Based Products Council

All About the Circular Economy | National Geographic Kids

What Is the Circular Economy? Video | Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Our Plastic Problem and the Circular Bioeconomy: A Video Explainer | Plant Based Products Council

Imagine A Chair Video | Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Circular Economy Video | European Environment Agency

We hope these resources can help your kids learn about the importance of sustainability and put them on the right track toward a more sustainable lifestyle.

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