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Make a Difference Middle School Kit Order Form

The Make a Difference Middle School Kit includes:

  • Be Waste Aware – Waste Reduction Resources and Tools for Students
  • A Collection of Solid Waste Resources on CD-ROM
  • “Greenscaping” Your Lawn and Garden
  • Let’s Go Green Shopping
  • The Life Cycle of a CD or DVD
  • The Life Cycle of a Cell Phone
  • The Life Cycle of a Soccer Ball
  • Make a Difference in Your School: A How-to Guide for Engaging Students in Resource Conservation and Waste Reduction
  • The New Wave in Electronics: eCycling
  • Pack a Waste Free Lunch
  • Science Fair Fun
  • Service Learning: Education Beyond the Classroom
  • Tools to Reduce Waste in Schools
  • You Can Make a Difference: Learn About Careers in Waste Management

The Make a Difference Middle School Kit (EPA530-E-03-001)
In the interest of waste prevention, only one kit per household or per classroom is available. If you require multiple copies, please describe your use of the kits and number requested in the text box below:

Some pieces of the Make a Difference Kit are available for distribution to your students. You may order up to 30 copies of the following:

NOTE to our international visitors: We can no longer provide you with printed copies of the kit and its individual titles. You may download them from the Web and copy them for your students.

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Be Waste Aware - Waste Reduction Resources and Tools for Students (EPA530-F-03-056)

“Greenscaping” Your Lawn and Garden (EPA530-K-03-002)

Let’s Go Green Shopping (EPA530-K-04-003)

The New Wave in Electronics: eCycling (EPA530-F-04-020)

Science Fair Fun (EPA530-K-10-002)

You Can Make a Difference: Learn About Careers in Waste Management (530-F-02-011)

Because the posters are printed on both sides, you may order one additional copy of each for display in your classroom.

The Life Cycle of a CD or DVD (EPA530-H-03-002)

The Life Cycle of a Cell Phone (EPA530-H-04-002)

The Life Cycle of a Soccer Ball (EPA530-H-05-001)

Pack a Waste Free Lunch (EPA530-H-05-002)


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Tips to reduce waste

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Tips to reduce waste
  • Use products made with recycled materials
  • Use energy-efficient light bulbs and rechargeable batteries
  • Shop with cloth bags
  • Reuse plastic bags, cups, containers, etc.
  • Repair items instead of throwing them away.
  • Compost your food and yard waste.

Learn more about reducing, reusing, and recycling.

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