|Post Date:||September 11, 2019|
"Recycle City is a fun and especially engaging way for kids to learn about how their communities can reduce waste and prevent pollution from happening," said Felicia Marcus, regional administrator for U.S. EPA's western region.
Exploring Recycle City is an easy way to learn about the three R's -- reduce, reuse and recycle. Designed primarily for middle-school students, it's a lively point-and-click journey for all ages that demonstrates how
The Web site also features the innovative, animated Dumptown Game, in which the player takes on the role of City Manager and creates his/her own plan to reduce waste and clean up trashy Dumptown. By examining what makes up the waste stream and selecting different programs based on their benefits and costs -- and seeing in colorful graphs the clear impacts on the waste stream and the budget -- the player takes part in a decision making exercise that gives new depth to the topic.
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