Precycling to Prevent Environmental Clutter
Precycling is concerned with a person's thinking before buying. It involves making environmentally responsible choices among different products. Sometimes it means deciding to buy nothing. Recycling is doing something with trash; precycling reduces the amount of trash produced in the first place.
- To help students understand the meaning and importance of precycling
- To provide students with an organized experience that involves precycling choices and behavior
Materials depend on the nature of the project. Surveys would require little more than a means for recording data and a means for analyzing it. Promotion could involve pencil and paper, a computer, a camera (digital, perhaps), and other material for communicating to a widespread audience. If students are to create a product, the materials would be unique to that product.