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ERIC Number: ED511566
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Protection Begins with You: A Guide to Environmental Community Service
US Environmental Protection Agency
This guide contains examples of volunteer projects related to solid waste management. Volunteering provides the opportunity to enjoy new experiences, meet new people, learn new skills, and put ideas and talents to work. The stories included in this guide are: (1) Raucous Revelry and Recycling: Penn State Beaver Stadium Post-Game Recycling Volunteer Effort, State College, Pennsylvania; (2) Living and Breathing Recycling at ASU: Arizona State University Recycling, Tempe, Arizona; (3) Kids of All Ages Get Their Recycling Kicks: Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County, Glenview, Illinois; (4) Receptive Rural Recycling: Perry County Recycling, Perry County, Pennsylvania; (5) A History of Excellence: Seattle University's Recycling Program, Seattle, Washington; (6) Floridians Help Protect the Environment: Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County, Florida; (7) Volunteers Instill an Environmental Ethic: Columbia Public Works, Columbia, Missouri; (8) Fighting Illegal Dumping and Littering: PA CleanWays, Greensburg, Pennsylvania; and (9) Defending the Planet One Beat at a Time: Rock the Earth, Denver, Colorado. A glossary is included. (Contains 27 resources.)
US Environmental Protection Agency. 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460. Tel: 202-272-0167; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: US Environmental Protection Agency
Identifiers - Location: Arizona; Colorado; Florida; Illinois; Missouri; Pennsylvania; Washington