The following filmstrips are available for check out from the Spokane Regional Solid Waste System. Please contact Ann Murphy, Education Coordinator, at 625-6580 for more information.
Title: The Trash Monster
Subject: Solid waste problem and the 4 R’s as solution
Audience: Grades 4-5
Length: 12 minutes
Summary: Trash is depicted as a monster that can only be tames by the 4 R’s -- revise, reuse, recycling, and recovery. Points out the problems of solid waste and shows students how they can become an effective part of the solution. Comes with teacher's guide and student materials for a two-week study or can be used as a stand-alone filmstrip.
(California State Solid Waste Management Board, 1980)
Title: The Wizard of Waste
Subject: Solid waste crisis and recycling
Audience: Grades 2-4
Length: 10 minutes
Summary: In this take-off on the“ Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy and friends learn about the solid waste problems and go to the wizard for help. Points out the value of recycling as a solution to the solid waste problem. Uses the reduce, reuse, recycle theme. Comes with a teacher's guide and student materials for a two-week study, or can be used as a stand-alone filmstrip.
(California State Solid Waste Management Board, 1980