Composting Around the World

By DAPHNE OKUYMA, age 10 Kids learning how to compost at the Sustainable Flatbush Garden in Brooklyn. PHOTO: Jocelyn Cohen at Sustainable Flatbush Counties and cities around the world have started to use composting as a way to recycle organic trash and reduce the...

Trees for Oil: Pipeline Grows from Canada to U.S.

By ANASTASIA SIELSKI, age 16 Tar sands in Canada’s Alberta Boreal forests PHOTO:Flickr/NWFblogs The Keystone XL pipeline is a project developed by the oil company TransCanada to transport large amounts of oil from Canada to Texas. To be able to make the...

Make a Classroom Green Team

Samuel Garcia, a fifth grade student from PS10 in Brooklyn, NY, poses with Plastic Man. Plastic Man is about the size of a 30-pound boy, and 30 pounds is the weight of plastic bags thrown away in a year by each person in the United States. Plastic Man sits in class to...