Welcome to Recycle City
Today you are going to take a trip to Recycle City - a city that has changed a lot! Read each of the questions and click on the links below to visit Recycle City.
first find out a little history about Recycle City! Click on the link below and
answer questions 1 - 3 on your paper.
History of Recycle City
What was the name of Recycle City a few years ago?
What kinds of things did the townspeople do that were not good for the
3. How did the townspeople try to clean Dumptown up? (Name 3 things)
Four Neighborhoods of Recycle City
Recycle City has four neighborhoods with many of the things we can find in our town. Let’s check out each of the neighborhoods and see what different things are being done to help Recycle City.
The Northeast Neighborhood is a very busy area. Here you can find, the
Community Warehouse, the landfill, The Moonbeam Café, the Used Pets Shop, Rerun
Theater, and the Materials Recovery Center.
To see what each of these places does to help the environment and the
city’s mission to recycle, click on the area and read. Then answer the
What is the Community Warehouse?
What are the two kinds of landfills that Recycle City has?
Go visit the Moonbeam Café. When you get to the café, click on the
coffee cups and tell me why Moonbeam uses glass and mugs instead of foam cups.
What does the Used Pets Shop use newspapers for?
What kind of movies can you see at the Rerun Theater?
9. What happens at the Materials Recovery Center?
The Northwest Neighborhood has a lot of places to visit. There is a
house, the Recycle City Church, City Hall, the Hazardous Waste Center, and Joe
Yoshino’s Auto Wreckers. Let’s visit each of these places and see what they
are doing to recycle.
What does Recycle City Church do to help with recycling?
If you visit the house behind the church, you can see a list of products
found in your kitchen or bathroom that can be dangerous if thrown away with the
regular garbage. List three of these things that you should take special care
Why is City Hall such an important place when it comes to recycling?
What does Joe Yoshino’s Auto Wreckers do to help stop pollution?
14. What does the Hazardous Waste Center do?
There are two other neighborhoods in Recycle City - The Southeast Neighborhood and The Southwest Neighborhood. Explore each of these neighborhoods on your own by clicking on the links below. Write down three things you learn for each neighborhood.