Mid Michigan Waste Authority Links

    • Educator Links

      Find useful links to environmental education curriculum, lessons, activities, tips, games, statistics and much more.

    • EPA Education
    • This site provides a wealth of materials for teachers, kids, students, and researchers to develop knowledge of solid waste issues. These resources are intended to increase environmental awareness and inspire participation in environmental activities.
    • PBS EekoWorld
    • The EekoWorld Teacher Guide is designed to help you utilize the multimedia resources and lesson plans of EekoWorld in your classroom.
    • Story of Stuff
    • Short films regarding environmental, social and economic concerns that are created to help consumers understand the impact of consumerism on our planets natural resources.
    • Nef1.org
    • Low cost posters and educational information.
    • Polar Bears International
    • Free lessons created by teachers and zoo educators on a range of topics.
    • Sci-ed
    • The Environmental Health Science Education website provides educators, students and scientists with easy access to reliable tools, resources and classroom materials.
    • EPA Kids
    • Visit this site for The Secret Agent Worm program. This program has been specifically developed for a national audience and, therefore, is not state-specific. All of the materials, including the activities on this website, are tied to National Science Education Standards.
    • Terracycle
    • In nature garbage doesn’t exist, but it does in the human system. The Terracycle curriculum series focuses on solving this problem. Also learn how to raise money for your school through the Terracyle program.
    • Thinkgreen
    • Waste Management program offers lesson plans and several resources that an educator may find helpful.
    • U-Pack Moving – Moving Boxes: Fun Crafts for Kids
    • Use the following sources to find many fun crafts using cardboard and other recycled materials.
    • Links to Nature

      Get out and enjoy the earth we work so hard to preserve.

    • Chippewa Nature Center
    • Its mission is to help people enjoy and learn about the environment, as well as to inspire and teach them how to be responsible stewards of the land, water and air.
    • Michigan.gov
    • List of area events regarding agricultural tourism and fairs.
    • MBGBA
    • Michigan Bird and Game Breeders
    • Ducks.org
    • Michigan news and events regarding wetland conservation.
    • Endangered Species

      Find out how you can help save endangered species.

    • MI Endagered
    • MI listed species (based on published historic range and population data).
    • Pet Adoption
    • Learn how you can help protect our nation’s wildlife by adopting an animal.
    • WWF
    • Species Adoptions – Make a donation to WWF and help protect life on Earth.
    • Animal Planet
    • Animal Planet R.O.A.R., in partnership with World Wildlife Fund, would like to share how to make a difference in the lives of endangered species.
    • Green Products

      Close the recycle gap by purchasing recycled products. Find out where to buy many products via these links.

    • Green Products
    • Earth friendly products made from renewable resources and recycled material.
    • Terracycle
    • Products not only made from waste but have a charitable impact on communities.
    • The Green Office
    • Retailer featuring over 34,000 green and conventional office products and a comprehensive range of sustainability services designed to make office greening easy and cost effective.
    • Flings Bins
    • New Flings Pop-Up Bins make trash and recycling collection easier in your home, at events, or when you’re on the go. Made of biodegradable and recycled materials.
    • St. Jude’s Ranch
    • St. Jude’s Ranch for Children recycles your used greeting cards and creates new holiday and greeting cards for any occasion.
    • Earth Easy
    • Eco-Fi is a fiber created from recycled soda and water bottles. It can be used to produce many products including T-Shirts!
    • Statewide Links

      Find valuable information by visiting links of Michigan communities and counties.

    • Keep Michigan Beautiful
    • To promote, to provide education and to recognize beautification and restoration projects throughout the state of Michigan.
    • Genesee County
    • Midland Recyclers
    • Tuscola County Recycling
    • Saginaw County Department of Public Health
    • Michigan.gov
    • Industry Professionals

      Links to industry specific organizations.

    • Keep America Beautiful
    • Keep America Beautiful is the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities.
    • Worldwatch
    • Worldwatch Institute delivers the insights and ideas that empower decision makers to create an environmentally sustainable society that meets human needs.
    • Green America
    • Our mission is to harness economic power “the strength of consumers, investors, businesses, and the marketplace” to create a socially just and environmentally sustainable society.
    • Inform Inc.
    • Inform produces short films designed to educate the public about the effects of human activity on the environment and human health.
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