Parents | Raising readers & learners.

Home of Parent & Child Magazine

You Already Recycle - Now It's Time to E-Cycle!

Daily Tips

Try something new with your kids every day! Find tips on reading, learning, and raising a well-rounded child.
 
 

Today's Tip

Today's Tip: 
January 18, 2014
You Already Recycle - Now It's Time to E-Cycle!

It seems like computers, cell phones, and other electronics are outdated almost by the time you get them out of the box! If you’re ready to upgrade any of your gear, don’t throw it in the garbage. Many electronic items contain elements that are toxic to the environment, so they need to be disposed of carefully. First, determine if someone might be able to use your (functioning) old item (a non-profit or religious organization, school, shelter, etc. might be happy to take it off your hands and put it to good use). If the item is no longer working, check your town’s policy on e-cycling. Many municipalities have drop-off locations. For more information, visit epa.gov or Earth911.com.

 
 

Find Just-Right Books

Activities & Fun

Decorate your room with an autumn bouquet.
Get ready, get set, sing!
Use these animal-themed activities to ignite your child’s passion,...
Sums and differences are easy to learn with this sports-inspired,...
Help your child learn something new, fun, and creative with this...
Winter is full of wild weather, and your kids will enjoy flexing their...