Category: Books

recycled science projects

Science projects can be fun with recycled materials. This book combines science and recycling household items like spare spoons and potato chip cans to make a solar hot dog cooker, lava lamp, vinegar rocket, marshmallow shooter, and more. For ages 9 – 15.

sustainable landscaping

Go green outside your home. Sustainable Landscaping For Dummies is a hands-on guide for designing your own sustainable lawn and garden spaces while increasing the value and improving the appearance of your home.

shipping container house

If your thinking about building your dream shipping container house, this eBook was written by a professional container builder with 14 years of experience. The author reveals his secrets and teaches you important steps to build your home.

recycled crafts for kids

Give your kids a sense of hands-on recycling with 50 Recycled Craft Projects for Kids. This book includes step by step instructions, with over 400 photos, to make your own musical instruments, puppets, masks, decorations, clothes, games and toys.

Learn how to upcycle t-shirts

The average American throws away more than 68 pounds of clothing each year. The Upcycled T-Shirt by environmental crafter Jenelle Montilone will show you how to reduce your carbon footprint by upcycling t-shirts into fun quilts, accessories, toys, and gifts.

tiny houses by Ryan Mitchell

In the book “Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials,” Tiny Life blog author, Ryan Mitchell shows you how to use repurposed and upcycled materials like shipping containers and reclaimed shingles to create your own unique, recycled home.

robots for kids recycled robots by robert malone

Bring a robot to life using recycled materials around your house. Recycled Robots is a book and kit that shows you how to make ten different robots for kids, out of junk. Recommended for ages 8 and up, the book was created by robot expert Robert Malone.

the lorax by dr. seuss

Dr. Suess’ 1971 classic, The Lorax, is a timeless book that teaches kids about conservation, sustainability, and loving the planet. The Lorax delivers an amusing and powerful message to both adults and children with brilliant rhymes and illustrations.