Creative Recycling Resource Page

Recycling Crafts Projects

Creative Recycling Crafts
A beautiful collection of creative recycling projects.

Inspirational Films and Videos

The Story of Stuff
The Story of Stuff Project was created by Annie Leonard to leverage and extend the film’s impact. We amplify public discourse on a series of environmental, social and economic concerns and facilitate the growing Story of Stuff community’s involvement in strategic efforts to build a more sustainable and just world. Our on-line community includes over 150,000 activists and we partner with hundreds of environmental and social justice organizations worldwide to create and distribute our films, curricula and other content.

Home
Home is a 2009 documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on Earth. It shows the diversity of life on Earth and how humanity is threatening the ecological balance of the planet. You can stream it online – FOR FREE

The Reuse House Makeover
There once was a house but it wasn’t a home. See how this empty property was turned into a beautiful home using 100% reused and recycled materials – the low-cost and environmentally friendly way to furnish a house.

Big Picture TV
Big Picture TV is the web's largest collection of expert videos on economic, social and environmental issues, with new content added all the time.

Environmental & Sustainability Video Guide
This Environmental & Sustainability Video Guide links to hundreds of programs available for free online viewing. The scope of environmental and sustainability-related videos available online is both very large and growing rapidly.

Online Communities

Wiser Earth
WiserEarth helps the global movement of people and organizations working toward social justice, indigenous rights, and environmental stewardship connect, collaborate, share knowledge, and build alliances. All tools and content are free to use. The site is commercial-free.

Transition Network
The purpose of the Transition Network website is to:
- provide an introduction to the concepts, principles and practices of Transition around the world
- show you how to go about setting up and developing a Transition Initiative in your locale
- help you deal with some of the objections you may come up against
- identify training that you may need as your initiative progresses
- enable you to connect to other Transition Initiatives, People, and Projects around the world

NGOs

Community Recycling Network
Community Recycling Network. The CRN UK is the national umbrella organisation for community-based, not-for-profit and co-operative waste management groups which work in reduction, re-use and recycling.

Changeworks Resources for Life
How to reuse, reduce, recycle. Changeworks regularly publishes a recycling A-Z called "Too Good to Waste" which gives a great overview of all the things that can be recycled, including the relevant faclities for Lothian and the Borders in Scotland.

1010global
An ambitious project to unite every sector of society behind one simple idea: cutting our carbon by 10% a year starting now...

350.org
350.org is an international campaign that's building a movement to unite the world around solutions to the climate crisis. The solutions that science and justice demand.

Information for Kids

Kids for Saving Earth
The Children of the Earth website helps to provide information for kids that will allow them to understand and respect the world around them. Lessons are taught on plants, soil, energy, animals, and more. It helps them to learn about how their actions can either have negative or positive effects on the environment.

Recycle Zone
Recyclezone, the site for schools, children and teachers that tells you what's what in the world of waste!

More 4 Kids
10 Best Recycling Websites for Kids!

Documents

Climate Crisis
Global warming knows no boundaries and affects all of us. We have the tools for each of us to make a difference. Small actions by billions of people will help to solve our climate crisis.

Pictures

Climate Crisis
See evidence of our changing world in these images.