Supplemental Material - Educational Videos

Below are links to various videos that can supplement a lesson plan or as a prelude or follow up to a field trip or classroom presentation.  RecycleMore also has a video library (mostly VHS, some DVD's) that is available to teachers to borrow from. Please call RecycleMore at (510) 215-3125 for more information.

 
"West County Recycling Center Tour "      Duration - 6 minutes
Description:  Virtual Video tour of West County Resource Recovery - also known as "The Recycling Center"

"The Cycle".     Duration - 8 minutes
Description: This animated movie walks the viewer through the recycling process from the moment your blue recycling cart is picked up on the street, through sorting, baling, reprocessing, and finally new a new product.

 
"The Story of Stuff"    Duration - 21 minutes
Description: From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever.

 "The Story of Bottled Water"    Duration -  8 minutes
Description: This is the story of manufactured demand—how to get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap.  The film explores the bottled water industry’s attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. The film concludes with a call to take back the tap, not only by making a personal commitment to avoid bottled water, but by supporting investments in clean, available tap water for all.

 "The Cycle". Duration - 8 minutes
Description: This animated movie walks the viewer through the recycling process from the moment your blue recycling cart is picked up on the street, through sorting, baling, reprocessing, and finally new a new product.
 
 
"Where does the stuff in your green bin go?"   Duration - 2 minutes 23 seconds
Description: Follow the process of how food waste and green waste gets turned into compost and given back to residents in Richmond, CA. NOTE: Organics composting currently applies to the Citys of El Cerrito, San Pablo, and Richmond ONLY. For more info on organics visit here.

 

 

 

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