Baloo's Bugle

February Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 14, Issue 7
March 2008 Theme

Theme: Litter to Glitter
Webelos: Engineer & Athlete
Tiger Cub Activities

WEB SITES

http://www.swa.org/site/recycling/school_recycling_education/school_recycling_and_education.htm
Recycling program and activities for youth from the Palm Beach County Solid Waste Authority
http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/education/students.htm
Educational resource center of the Federal EPA.
http://www.cpia.ca/teachers/news/details.php?ID=882
California Teacher's Resource center for recycling and resources
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/saving_energy/ 
This is the place with the 26 page activity booklet.  Energy Quest is the award-winning energy education website of the California Energy Commission.
www.trashbash.org  –
Have your pack participate in this year’s “Trash Bash”. It’s generally held the last Saturday of March all over the Houston area.  This looks to be a Texas activity but you could probably start one in your area.
http://Earth911.org  –
Find the nearest recycling centers in your area (search by zip code)
www.paperretriever.com  –
Find the nearest paper recycling bin
www.houstonbeautiful.org  –
Website for “Keep Houston Beautiful”  Does your town have one similar???
http://www.kinderart.com/recycle/
Many years ago, we worked in a public art gallery where the art room was shared by many instructors, as were the art materials. More often than not each class was an exercise in making three sheets of paper stretch into thirty art projects. Every week we had a choice to make. Do we throw up our hands in defeat or do we make due and improvise?  Over time it was a given that before each class began, we would take a trip to the recycle room. It was there that we found inspiration as wild and wonderful project ideas jumped out at us from deep within recycle bins and throwaway boxes. We made musical instruments from flower pots, gargoyles from coffee trays and relief carvings from drywall. The more we made, the more we dreamed up.   The following ideas will inspire you to reduce, reuse and recycle!  ~Andrea & Jan
If you're looking for recycled art projects made from aluminum cans, visit http://www.aluminouspublishing.com.
You'll find the E-book, Crafting Aluminum Art, which contains over 100 aluminum art ideas, including wreaths, ornaments, wall hangings, picture frames, toys, baskets, boxes, flowers, cookie cutters, candle holders, and more. Aluminum is soft and light and is easy to cut and bend. It's weather resistant too, so many of these projects can be displayed outside for all to see

And to find more -

Just Google "recycled art"

Get too many start adjusting your searches.


 

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