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== Requirements ==
 
== Requirements ==
# Lead a discussion on what recycling means and describe why recycling has become increasingly important in the past few years.
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# Lead a discussion about the meaning of recycling, and describe why recycling has become more important in recent years.
# Report on the "recycling process" in your community. What happens to a tin can or bottle?
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# Report on the “recycling process” in your community. What happens to a tin can or bottle?
#Do either of the following:
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# Do either of the following:
#* a) Start a recycling program at your house, school, church, troop or other location. If you already have a program going, get involved and take a more active role. Continue this for at least three months. OR
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#* a) Examine what you recycle at home to ensure you are recycling all items accepted by your municipality. Expand it to include items that can be donated (clothing) and refused (flyers, excess packaging).
#* b) At a camp, with members of your patrol, organize a recycling program for the duration of the camp and deposit all recyclable materials at your local recycling centre. Document your program details and share them with the camp administrator.
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#* b) At a camp with members of your patrol, organize a recycling program for the duration of the camp, and deposit all recyclable materials at your local recycling centre. Document your program details, and share them with the camp administrator.
  
 
=  Program Suggestions =
 
=  Program Suggestions =

Revision as of 08:07, 20 December 2015

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Purpose

Demonstrate your knowledge and involvement in recycling.

Scout Handbook page

Requirements

  1. Lead a discussion about the meaning of recycling, and describe why recycling has become more important in recent years.
  2. Report on the “recycling process” in your community. What happens to a tin can or bottle?
  3. Do either of the following:
    • a) Examine what you recycle at home to ensure you are recycling all items accepted by your municipality. Expand it to include items that can be donated (clothing) and refused (flyers, excess packaging).
    • b) At a camp with members of your patrol, organize a recycling program for the duration of the camp, and deposit all recyclable materials at your local recycling centre. Document your program details, and share them with the camp administrator.

Program Suggestions