Recycle That Resource


Recycle That resource

Recommended for 4th thru 8th

Covers Ohio Learning Standards:


5.SS.7     5.SS.14

6.SS.6     6.SS.12    6.ESS.5

8.SS.14    8.SS.22

Resource Guide

Interested in learning more about waste reduction?  This guide includes book recommendations, a nature activity, additional online resources and more! 

Recycle That Resource Page_sm.pdf


Put your knowledge to the test with this Activity Sheet . This packet reviews each of the natural resources, the items they become and which belong in the recycling.

Recycle That Resource Packet.pdf

book recommendations

All KCB's environmental literacy recommendations are available through the Hamilton County Public Library, through this easily searchable list available at this link.

by Lucy Bell

Available in eBook, Book

Ages 8-12 

by Jess French 

Available in eBook, Book 

Ages 6-9 

by Erica Fyvie

Available in eBook, Book

Ages 8-12 

by Sally McGraw

Available in eBook, Book

Ages 10-15

by Aubre Andrus

Available in eBook, Book

Ages 8-12 

by Jennie Romer

Available in eBook, Book

Ages 12-16 

by Ellen Kirk 

Available in eBook, Book

Ages 8-12 

by Hannah Testa

Available in eBook, Book

Ages 10-15

Short Videos

Welcome to the Neighborhood-

Crash Course Kids Series 

The Life Cycle of a T-Shirt-

TED Ed Video Series

What's In Your Smartphone? - 

TED Ed Video Series

A Brief History of Plastic-

TED Ed Video Series

Recycling Guide for 

Cincinnati Residents

*Acceptable items are the same for all Residents of Hamilton County 

Cincy Recycles _What Goes In The Green Cart.pdf

Click Here for more information on Recycling from the   City of Cincinnati Recycles 

Click Here for more information on Recycling from Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste 

Printable Recycling Flyer

For Schools, Classrooms, Cafeterias & Common Areas

Recyclable Items Flyer_sm.pdf


Civic Garden Center

Check out their Green Learning Station page to learn more about composting & other STEM activities. 

Hamilton County Recycling & Solid Waste District

HCRSWD shares classroom program opportunities & assistance for schools who want to reduce their landfill footprint by recycling and composting.


Rumpke's Education offers an abundance of resources for waste education including classroom resources and tours!

Cincinnati Parks

Cincy Parks' Explore Nature Program offers Naturalist-led programs for all ages at their nature centers.