5 Minute Changemaker: Pick Up Others’ Trash
by Marsha Rakestraw The last couple of years, I’ve made a point of picking up at least one piece of…
¿Qué Hace El Menor Daño?
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Excelente para dirigirse a un grupo numeroso de estudiantes, esta actividad propone a los estudiantes que comparen pares o productos…
Humane Education Activity: Whale’s Stomach
by Marsha Rakestraw A recent report notes that by 2050 there could be more plastic than fish in our world’s…
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia
Books
Used to items that biodegrade back into the earth, the people of Njau, Gambia just dropped their plastic bags whenever…
ToxicSites
Websites
Media artist Brooke Singer has created an interactive map to list and explain all the Superfund sites in the U.S.…
5 Minute Changemaker: Idle No More
by Marsha Rakestraw It happens numerous times a day around the world. We’re waiting to pick our kids up from…
My Chemical Mountain
Books
“I am hungry for revenge.” Jason lives on the edge of Chemical Mountain (a landfill), on the banks of Two…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Gregg Segal’s “7 Days of Garbage”
Photography is a powerful lens for bringing attention to the destructive impacts of our choices and a meaningful voice for…
Solutionary Spotlight: “Treasure Fishing” Offers Compassionate Fun for Kids
My friend Charles E. is a father who is striving to raise his children to be compassionate, humane citizens. Recently…
El Estómago de La Ballena
Spanish Activities/Lesson Plans
Los estudiantes aprenden sobre el impacto de nuestra “sociedad de usar y tirar” explorando todos los diferentes tipos de basura…
The Wartville Wizard
Books
Each day an old man who loves nature and neatness spends his time picking up the litter his fellow community…
A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet
Videos/Movies
“How we find a path to a sustainable future will involve reinventing not just the way we make and do…