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Welcome to our Resources page. It’s dedicated to the notion that the more you know, the more you can do. If you have an article, website or link you would like to share, contact us with your 411.     

MAC In the News

Clothing Recycling Bins Also Benefit Calvert DARE Program.

29th Annual Governor’s Crime Prevention Award Winners 2008.

Richland County Sheriff’s Department
How Richland County’s Sheriff’s Department teams with D.A.R.E., local businesses like MAC and schools on behalf of our young people.

 

Articles Worth Recycling

Patagonia: On The Road to 100% Recyclability.
How this clothing manufacturer is working to meet its goal of recycling 100 percent of its products by 2010.

How Recycling Works.
Introduction to recycling and its history.

How Organic Clothing Works.
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about organic clothing
-- and more.

What Does it Mean to be Green?
Being green isn’t just a fad or a way to sell things. It’s a way of living. It is easier to live green than you think.



Organizations Making a Difference

Earth 911.com
Earth911.com is a one-stop shop for information about reducing your impact, reusing what you’ve got and recycling your trash. You can get involved in their world by checking in for daily news, reading weekly feature stories, surfing product channels and opting into their
weekly emails. 

Patagonia
All about how environmental leader and outdoor clothing manufacturer, Patagonia, can transform your unusable garments
into new clothing.

Green Eco Services
Your one click source for all things green. 

The World Environmental Organization - Recycling Database
The World Environmental Organization is devoted to the preservation of the natural diversity of plant and animal species, and their habitats, through the prevention of environmental degradation and destruction.

Kiva
Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world. Kiva's mission is to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating poverty. 

Mother Earth News
Recycling news and everything you wanted to know about recycling - all in one place.

Virginia Recycling Association
One of the leading resources of recycling information for the general public, local government, business, and industry in the state
of Virginia.

Carpet Recycling: Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)
CARE is a joint industry-government effort to increase the amount of recycling and reuse of post-consumer carpet and reduce the amount of waste carpet going to landfills.

Rockville Living
A website to help you buy and resell your gently used clothing and other household items in Rockville, MD.

 

Cool Recyclinks for Kids

The Recycle Room
This interactive website is designed to teach you about the importance of recycling and solid waste management. Kids will love it!  

Recycle It!
Craft ideas for 10 different household products, many that you
can recycle.

Makestuff.com Recycling Page
Craft ideas using everything from old film canisters to walnut shells.

Trash to Treasure
A website from About.com that collects links to many craft ideas for everyday household products.

Crafts from Recycled Products
From Makingfriends.com , you can find neat crafts for empty jars, a photo frame from a CD -- and more. 

Captain Planet and the Planeteers 
Captain Planet and the Planeteers was the first environmentally-themed animated series created by Ted Turner. Gaia, the spirit of Earth, played by Whoopi Goldberg, awakens to find humans are destroying the planet. To save the Earth, she creates five magic rings, each with the power to control an element of nature and one controlling the extra element, heart.

Fun With Cardboard
Fun with cardboard. Thanks to Ms. Alexandra Martinez and the Students at Kent High School for the suggestion.


Teacher Resources 

Write a Rock-solid Recycling Proposal
How to write a recycling program proposal that's guaranteed to
be approved.

Alternative School Recycling Programs
Easy ways to get your school involved in recycling.

Kids Recycle
This website provides students, teachers, school administrators, local recycling coordinators and community activists with the tools that have been developed by their peers to achieve zero waste in their K-12 school systems.

 

 

 

 

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