Kids' Stuff


    Welcome to Kids' Stuff, the Recycling and Solid Waste Reduction Program's web page for kids. There are numerous links below that can be explored. These links are designed to teach the importance of waste reduction, recycling, composting and a host of other information. This site is a fun and exciting way to learn about solid waste, recycling, and our environment!

    Well what are we waiting on? Let's get started!!


    Ask Jeeves for Kids - This is a fast, easy and kid-friendly way for kids to find answers to their questions on-line. Designed to be a fun destination site focused on learning and education.

    EEK! - Environmental Education for Kids was developed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
    This site is for kids in grades 4 through 8.

    Envirofun - This is a site that was developed by the Illinois Department of Environmental Quality. Kids are educated about the air, land and water by several characters.

    EPA Environmental Explorer's Club - This is a web site designed specifically for kids from age 5-12. The site presents games, pictures and stories on environmental themes.

    Household Waste - This site was designed by EPA Region 5 and the Biological and Engineering Department at Purdue University. The site educates kids on various wastes around the household as well as the proper management and disposal of non-hazardous and hazardous wastes.

    Kids Cave - This site was developed by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. The interactive website helps answer questions kids have on recycling and other environmental issues.

    Kids Page - This interactive website was designed by the Washington Department of Ecology to teach kids about the importance of waste reduction, recycling and solid waste management (or how to take care of garbage).

    MPC's Kids Page - This is a website developed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. This is a great site for kids to learn about recycling and other issues.

    NAPCOR Kids Page - This website, designed by the National Association of Plastic Container Manufacturers, teaches kids about PET plastic and what kids can do to help ensure more PET containers get recycled in communities.

    Paper University - This website was developed by TAPPI which is an association for the pulp, paper and converting industry. On this site, kids can explore the world of paper.

    Planet PA - This website was developed by Greenworks, Inc. and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The site has games, videos and news on recycling and other issues.

    Recycle City - This website was developed by EPA and features games, activities, facts and graphics .

    Recycle Guys - This is a website developed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Environment. It showcases the Recycle Guys which are animated characters promoting recycling in North Carolina and now across the southeast.

    Roscoe Recycles - The Steel Recycling Institute developed this interactive website for kids to learn about steel recycling.

    These links are provided as a public service to visitors of this website and are not endorsed by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. If you have a kid-appropriate recycling link that you would like us to consider adding to this page, please email us HERE.