The Recycling Racccoon Meets the Post Consumer Man (25 min., produced in 1996) - The Recycling Raccoon (RR) and roving reporter Wanda Wanaknow meet the Post-Consumer Label Man, who teaches them about the labeling of recycled products. The video explains how to identify and understand the recycled content label on products, with a special emphasis on "post-consumer" content. Recycled products are shown in the store and at school, showing how easy it is to find products that "close the recycling loop."
The Recycling Raccoon's Amazing Adventure (22 min., produced in 1991) - Shocked by how much garbage a family is throwing away, the Recycling Raccoon (RR) teaches one homeowner about the importance of recycling and waste reduction. RR explains what recycling is and how easy it is to prepare materials for curbside recycling, as well as proper disposal tips for yard waste and household hazardous wastes. Finally, they go to the grocery store and learn some techniques for environmentally-sensitive shopping.
Available for free* two-week loan from:
Learning Resource Center & Library
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
520 Lafayette Rd North
St. Paul MN 55155
651-757-2120 or 800-877-6300
*borrower pays return postage.