Taking Out The Trash

Stewardship Awareness
An Inquiry & Analysis Activity by H. McArdle 2009

The Individual


Further Resources
  • Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage    by Heather Rogers 363.72 R

Family & Household

  • Household Hazardous Waste [U. of Missouri]
  • Classroom Composting & Vermiculture Project, Construction and analysis of temperature field maps by depth within compost.

Further Readings

  • The Newman's Own Organics: Guide to a Good Life; Simple Measures that Benefit You and the Place You Live     by Nell Newman 640 N



Mahopac High School Community

  • HS use of biodegradable cafeteria implements (trays, plates, cups, spoons, knives, etc.), recycling of cans & bottles.

Putnam County, Mahopac, New York


New York State

  • 'The Recycling Reflex' by David Bornstein, New York Times: The Opinion Page. July 25, 2012. Accessed online 26 July 2012. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/25/the-recycling-reflex/



United States


Planet Earth