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Evenson, Linda – Environmental Education Report and Newsletter, 1985
Examines the household hazardous waste problem, addressing several areas related to regulation, disposal, and control. Also gives a list of safer alternatives for household cleaners/disinfectants, paint products, and pesticides. Indicates that individuals can collectively make a difference in public exposure by changing purchases and practices.…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Consumer Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards
Dyckman, Claire; And Others – 1982
This teaching unit is part of the final report of the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Project. It consists of activities presented in an introduction and three sections. The introduction contains an activity for students in grades 4-12 which defines terms and concepts for understanding household hazardous wastes. Section I provides activities…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Consumer Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield. – 1994
This teachers guide contains information and activities to provide 5th-grade students with a hands-on experience with air, land, and water pollution in Illinois. This booklet incorporates previous documents entitled: "Water the Liquid of Life,""The Land We Depend On," and "The Air We Breathe." The materials are…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards, Grade 5
National Association of Towns and Townships, Washington, DC. – 1989
In many communities, garbage disposal--solid waste management--is the third largest municipal expenditure and a fast growing budget item. Many small local governments have controlled the growth of these costs by recycling up to 40% of the total solid waste they produce. This guidebook can help communities identify and develop opportunities…
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Attitudes, Community Problems, Local Government