Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Sorting Worksheet

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Sorting Worksheet

How to teach Recycling

Using Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Sorting Worksheet, students sort items that can be recycled to cut down on waste.

It is up to us to keep our environment clean and safe by reusing and reducing, as well as recycling. Reducing waste means to fix things instead of throwing them away. Reusing items, instead of tossing them into the trash, can lessen our waste and save resources.

Look at the items pictured below. Then, think about what can be recycled. Finally, cut out the pictures that can be recycled and paste them onto page 2.

 

Other resources to use with this Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Sorting Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about recycling.

Use this Go Green Recycle Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by conducting a discussion about what it means to recycle. Next, have students give examples of different materials that can be recycled. Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, have students add more materials that can be recycled to the list.

Be sure to check out more Earth Day Worksheets.

 

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