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Recycling Videos

The Public Environmental Resource Center (PERC) in Seattle loans videos, DVDs, CD-ROMs to residents, educators, and businesses of only Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington for up to two weeks. Locate the title you wish to receive and call (800) 424-4EPA or (206) 553-1200 in the Seattle Metro Area. You can also email your request to the PERC (; please include the Title and Item Number in your email.

TitleDescriptionYearLengthItem Number
Bill Nye The Science Guy: Pollution SolutionsGrades 4 and up Bill Nye demonstrates the importance of recycling and developing innovative solutions to combat pollution. Languages: English, Spanish200826 MinutesEPA-047
Biosolids RecyclingReviews Biosolids199610:30 MinutesEP-138
Biosolids Recycling:Restore, Reclaim, Remediate14 MinutesEP-313
Buying Recycled: The Real Story About Cost, Availability, and QualityWasteWise Satellite Forum19992 HoursEP-425
Choice is Yours: A Video on Recycling, TheGrades 6-Adult. This video is an overview of recycling in Ohio. It includes international recycling perspectives that show how other countries of the world recycle. Other topics covered are the meaning of the arrows in the recycling symbol and House Bill 592.199250 MinutesEP-197
Collecting Plastics for RecyclingA Video Companion to How to Collect Plastics for Recycling199523:30 MinutesEP-283
Communities: Setting Trends in Waste Prevention & RecyclingThis program will assist solid waste managers in establishing effective waste reduction programs.20022 MinutesEP-423
Complete The CircleActress Joanne Woodward explains how the materials we set at the curb to be recycled only become useful if we choose to buy recycled and close the loop.199526:30 MinutesEP-069
Don't Throw It AwayA video on commercial waste reduction - practical ideas for reducing waste at work are presented in a humorous context. Featuring Pat Cushman, Mark MacIntyre, Bill Nye.199012 MinutesEP-075
Down in the DumpsAll phases of the garbage issue, including recycling, incineration, waste-to-energy projects, and waste reduction are examined.198826 MinutesEP-054
Hello Again: A New Wave of Recycled Art and DesignArtists have been turning recyclables into art for decades. A visit to the Oakland Museum of California shows the possibilities of using recyclables in a creative way.199710 MinutesEP-066
How the Waste Was WonGrade 6-adult. Introduction to waste reduction and recycling programs developed to assist citizens, businesses, and communities. Explains the landfill problem and the need for reduction, recycling, and composting. Also presents consumer actions and discusses the recycling "loop", including collecting materials, manufacturing new products, and buying recycled goods.199012 MinutesEP-074
Key Bank's "Oil & Water Don't Mix"Learn about oil waste and oil recycling in Washington State.EP-100
Make A DifferenceGame Show on Recycling18 MinutesEP-205
A Marine Refuse Disposal Project / Trashing the OceanStory of a marine recycling project in Newport, Oregon.EP-231
Metro's Resourceful RenovationConstruction contractors recycling to save money.199313 MinutesEP-189
Mighty Manifest and It's Effects on Small BusinessWhat small businesses must know about environmental compliance.14 MinutesEP-297
Ready Set RecycleWatch this entertaining video and see how cardboard and paper go through the recycling process. Listen to the kids talk about why recycling is important and how you can reduce landfill waste by recycling at home.10 MinutesEP-240
Recycling - Once is Not EnoughExplains the importance of closing the loop in recycling by tracing the path of recyclables from the curb to the processing facility, manufacturing plant, and finally to a supermarket shelf. Recommended for grades 3-8.199316 MinutesEP-180
Recycling In Hotels and MotelsMixed Materials Collection Method (English and Spanish) and Sorted Materials Collection Method (English and Spanish). Trains staff in various parts of hotels in both mixed and sorted recycling: kitchens, conventions, housekeeping, offices.199683:25 MinutesEP-426
Recycling ProgramMount Baker High School (Environmental Education Grant).12 MinutesEP-325
Recycle Rex Grades K-6 Rex and his dino-friends show how to take responsibility for Planet Earth: it's up to us to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Includes an original song that will get students humming and singing about the importance of environmental action. Animated.10 MinutesEPA-052
Reduce, Reuse, RecycleEducational program about recycling featuring Barry Corbin. 3 R's for the office.199215 MinutesEP-101
Region III Computer RecyclingUSEPA Region III has developed a program to donate their used computers to educational and non-profit organizations.6:30 MinutesEP-125
Solid Waste Problem, TheSolid waste composting for policy makers. Markets the option and calls viewers to a 1989 conference.1989EP-060
Trashed"Trashed" is a provocative investigation of one of the fastest growing industries in North America. The garbage business.200760 MinutesEPA-DVD-064
Used Oil Management Standards, TheDesigned primarily for generators of used oil and contains useful information for all used oil handlers whose activities are regulated by EPA's Used Oil Management Standards.199930 MinutesEP-031
Watch Your WasteHow your business can profit from waste reduction and recycling.9 MinutesEP-204
What It Means To YouThe Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, passed in 1986, requires that detailed information about the nature of hazardous substances in or near communities be made available to the public. The law contains four major provisions: planning for chemical emergencies, emergency notification of chemical accidents and releases, reporting of hazardous chemical inventories, and toxic chemical release reporting.199015 MinutesEP-056
You Auto Recycle: The Key to a Better EnvironmentPrepared for the vehicle recycling industry, this program provides specifics to help business owners meet environmental regulations while making more profits.EP-063

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