What if everybody threw away old bottles and newspapers, littering the world with glass and plastic and tin cans that should be recycled and made into new products? Mr. Jones is a teacher who sets a good example for kids by separating his trash for recycling. When he takes them on a class trip to a recycling plant they learn the value of recycling. Part of every child's development involves asking questions. Today, some of the most important questions kids ask are related to the natural environment. The enlightening and entertaining four-book Why Should I? series demonstrates the importance of protecting nature. Books present brief, entertaining stories that answer children's questions and feature amusing color illustrations on every page. A note at the back of each book is for parents and teachers, suggesting ways to use these books most effectively.
From the Back Cover
[back cover] WHY SHOULD I? Part of a child's development is asking questions and learning about the environment. With amusing pictures and simple text, this book shows the importance of recycling. Added notes for parents and teachers will help them use this book most effectively. TITLES IN THE SERIES WHY SHOULD I Protect Nature? WHY SHOULD I Recycle? WHY SHOULD I Save Energy? WHY SHOULD I Save Water?