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Recycling

Grades: 6-13+
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  • Overview

    With these audio clips from QUEST produced by KQED, explore the importance of recycling, and learn about recycling initiatives and processes.

     

  • Getting to Zero Waste

    In this audio report hear about how as of September 2009, San Francisco residents faced warnings, and even fines, if they failed to recycle, as the city aims to keep ever more garbage out of its landfills. But, after twenty years of curbside recycling and, more recently, composting programs, Californians produce more waste than ever.

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    Copyright 2009 KQED San Francisco

  • The Economics of Household Recycling

    In this audio report hear about how discarded bottles, newspapers, and other recyclables become part of a multi-billion-dollar global commodities market.

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    Copyright 2009 KQED San Francisco

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