Kids Can Save Hundreds and Earth's Resources by Crafting

Recycled Crafts Help Save our Earth from Tons of Trash

January 21, 2013 – Northbrook, IL – According to a study done by the Environmental Protection Agency, each year the average family of four produces more than three tons of waste per year. To reduce the amount of waste your family produces, reusing, reducing, and recycling are recommended.

This waste is not just a number; it has dire consequences. Non-renewable natural resources are used to create the products which people carelessly throw away after one use. Plastics, which are mostly made from petroleum, make up 12% of our waste. reports that every hour 25,000,000 water bottles are thrown away by Americans. The Waste Reduction Program from Fort Lewis University explains that, "Waste is not just created when consumers throw items away. Throughout the life cycle of a product...waste is generated. Reusing items...decreases waste." When you do not reuse, you are quickly depleting Earth's supply of non-renewable resources.

Strip away all of these numbers and you're left with the bare bones facts that humans are killing the planet and their budgets by not going green. There is a simple solution to this frightening issue, and kids can play a big role in it. Reuse as much as possible. Not only will this help the Earth, it will help your family's stash of cash. By using recycled materials to craft, your family can save hundreds. According to the Craft and Hobby Association, each crafting family spends an average of $123 per year on crafts, which you can easily reduce by reusing household items as your materials. has collected the best of the recycled crafts to help you save your money and your planet.

Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts is a free eBook full of diverse crafts, all of which will help reduce your waste and spending. Each of these projects is amazingly fun for kids to make. The colorful and environmentally-friendly eBook features some wonderfully inexpensive kids' crafts like a Rocket Blaster Jet Pack made from water bottles. Not only are the kids helping to reduce the amount of petroleum used, but they're also going to be having the time of their lives as they blast off into outer space and admire the difference that they're making on Earth.

Your free eBook also includes dazzling snow globes, adorable, feathery friends, and patterns to dress like a pirate. Be sure to check out those crafts and the other green crafts in Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts.

To download a free copy of the Cheap and Easy Crafts for Kids: 9 Recycled Crafts eBook, simply visit:

For additional information on kids' crafts or this free recycled kids' crafts eBook, please contact editor Jaclyn Holtzman.

Jaclyn Holtzman
Editor is a property of Prime Publishing LLC

About is pleased to welcome kids of every age to our collection of the most exciting kids' craft ideas from all over the web. For young minds, arts and crafts develop creativity, so AllFreeKidsCrafts is here to inspire their imaginations with activities and crafts for kids of every age. From nature crafts to make in your own back yard, to edible kids crafts in the kitchen, to crafts for kids who dream of adventure, we feature all sorts of kids crafts from the web's most innovative parents and craft designers.

About Prime Publishing:
Prime Publishing LLC was established in 1995 as a traditional niche book publishing company. Today, we are an Internet Media Company that operates web site communities and e-mail newsletters in niche areas such as crafting and cooking. To learn more, visit

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