Be a Playground Helper - Learn About Recycling

Updated: Jun 23, 2021

Why We Recycle

Recycling and playgrounds may seem completely unrelated, but they go together in more ways than you might think. Playgrounds are built for the outdoors, and kids will only enjoy them as much as they enjoy being outside. For outdoor play to be healthy, kids need clean air and clean surroundings.

Keeping the world clean is no small task, and what's most frightening about it is that it's not something that we can do on our own. It takes the collective effort of everyone on earth. And while it is impossible to change everyone's minds at once, we can at least contribute our own efforts. Our impact on the environment might seem inconsequential compared to that of the people in power, but it's the only thing that we have control over.

Getting Kids Involved in Recycling

Environmentalism isn't a way to be thanked or appreciated by others, since you're not helping anyone in particular. You're helping everyone a tiny bit, but especially people in the future. Younger generations and future generations are the ones who benefit the most from environmentalism, and the ones most at risk if our actions do not change. But we can show children that we care, and set an early example that they should take the state of the world into their own hands, by introducing them to recycling and environmentally-conscious attitudes when they are young.

If kids are taught to recycle early on, it will become a normal part of their lives. They will adopt the habit automatically, and continue doing it without a second thought. We can do this by teaching them how to recycle, what to recycle, and why we recycle. It can be done as easily as kee