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

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 | Kids Academy:

Recycling Guide Just for Kids |

Recycling Facts for Kids | Science Kids:


composting with kids

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 | 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

recycling family

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? | Ellen MacArthur Foundation:

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

Imagine A Chair | Ellen MacArthur Foundation:

Circular Economy | 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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