Archive for Tag: recycling for kids

plastic

It’s Just Plain Weird: Houses Made From Recycled Plastic & Unlikely Friends

Houses from Recycled Plastic This sounds like an awesome idea. A company formed in 2013 in Puebla, Mexico, called Eco Domum, is using discarded plastic trash to form panels to build houses. It is the brainchild of Carlos Daniel Gonzalez who identified the need for low cost housing in...

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littering

Keeping Litter From “Growing”

Local 4-H kids recently helped clean up the earth and taught others about littering and recycling in a special event at the Scott Family Amazeum.  These dedicated kids started at the Mercy Trailhead picking up litter in October. This was after the big flood, and the water level had gone...

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“Tossed” But Not Forgotten: Sculpture Contest Turns Trash to Art

Kids in Benton County and Washington County 4H clubs did their part for planet earth by participating in the “Tossed” sculpture contest at the Benton County and Washington County Fairs. First, kids picked up litter in the community. Then they repurposed the trash by creating unique works of art...

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