The Parents Guide to Room-by-Room Recycling with Picture Book Recommendations

Recycling #tips for parents room-by-Room
It’s important for parents to model responsibility in caring for not only our home environment, but also our earth. Green living expert, Sara Snow, gives us comprehensive tips on how to reduce and reuse in every room in our house!


Reuse and Recycle Picture Books to Start the Coversation

reuse & recycle #kidlit #picturebooks
Do you need a few recommendations for good picture books to start the “green living” conversation with your kids?  Check out some of these titles.

Joseph had a Little Overcoat – How many things can Joseph do with his coat?  Check out the beautiful things he creates.
Our House is Round – A great first book about environmental issues
Charlie and Lola are good Recyclers – Charlie convinces Lola to recycle her toys.  Lola take the opportunity to enter a competition.  Look at how she works cooperatively and creatively!
Charlie and Lola – Look after your Planet – Lola is cleaning her room and getting rid of a few things.  Charlie convinces her that instead of throwing things away, that she should recycle them.
Recycle – This comprehensive book explains the process of recycling from start to finish – simply for kids.
What if Everybody did That? – What if everybody followed the rules?  Would the world be a better place?  A cute story about making the world a better place for everyone.
What does it Mean to be Green? – A cute story which demystifies what it means to be green by viewing everyday life through an environmental lens.

The Curious Garden – Little Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take it under his wing.  Soon, the garden spreads and covers his gray monotone town.

Do you have good reuse/recycle book suggestions?  If so, I would love to hear about them in the comments!

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  1. What a great post! My daughter is pretty clued up with recycling because of our different coloured bins. She loves to help and go and throw things away! Sim x

  2. definitely going to borrow these books from the library. Hope they will reinforce what I teach AJ.
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