Zero Waste Kids: Hands-On Projects and Activities to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Paperback)

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Zero Waste Kids: Hands-On Projects and Activities to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Paperback)

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Inspired by internationally acclaimed environmental activist, humanitarian, and adventurer Robin Greenfield, Zero Waste Kids features fun and easy illustrated projects and activities that will help your family reduce, reuse, and recycle at home, at school, and in your community.

While most kids probably aren’t going to grow all their own food for a year like Robin has, Zero Waste Kids features fun and practical projects for growing some of your own food, with advice and encouragement for why doing so is important. And, instead of wearing all their trash for a week like Robin did, with Zero Waste Kids, they’ll learn how to audit their trash, to really understand how much waste they’re personally contributing to the earth’s landfills.

Zero Waste Kids helps children to understand the world they live in and inspire them to start living in a more sustainable way. Of all the environmental problems we face, “trash” is one that is easiest to understand because it is very visual, whereas many other problems are more abstract. Zero-waste isn’t the solution to the world’s problems, but a very good place to start.

Zero-Waste projects include:
 
  • Conduct a household trash audit to discover who throws away what and why.
  • Swap disposable shopping bags and lunch boxes for reusable, zero-waste options.
  • Compost your food scraps and grow your own food.
  • Make natural-dye play dough, leaf prints, and more.

Zero Waste Kids is every kid’s go-to guide for making a difference.

This book is printed on FSC-certified paper using soy inks. And, leading by example, Robin is donating all of his proceeds from the book to environmental nonprofit organizations. 

Activities contributed by April Hepokoski, Zion Lights, Heidi Rose, Alyssa Binns Gunderson, and Michelle Cassar.

Robin Greenfield is a truth-seeker, activist, social reformer and servant to Earth, humanity and our plant and animal relatives. He lives simply and sustainably to be the change he wishes to see in the world. Through living closely connected to Earth, he rejects the status quo of consumerism and demonstrates a way of being in gratitude, mindfulness and presence. His life is an experiment with truth and integrity.

Robin’s public activism involves dramatic actions designed to provoke critical thought, self-reflection and positive change. His activism creates nuanced conversations on the critical issues of our time, with a focus on solutions for living in harmony. His activism has been covered by media worldwide and he has been named “The Robin Hood of Modern Times” by France 2 TV and “The Forrest Gump of Ecology”. Robin donates 100% of his book royalties and media earnings to grassroots nonprofits and has committed to earning below the federal poverty threshold for life. Learn more at www.robingreenfield.org.


Product Details ISBN: 9781631599415
ISBN-10: 1631599410
Publisher: Quarry Books
Publication Date: February 15th, 2022
Pages: 128
Language: English
‘From conducting a household trash audit to growing your own food, inspiring activities and achievable projects to help children become earth activists.’ —The Bookseller