skip to main content

Recycling

22 minutes 6 seconds

Videos are generally available for preview to non-members as short clips. Limited full-length titles are also available. Log In to view the full length title.

Browse Full-length Non-member Titles
Still image from Recycling

Part of the "Green Careers" series. Introduces job opportunities in recycling, including collection, transportation, receiving and sorting, disassembly, handling hazardous materials, scheduling, operations, and plant management. Recycling provides opportunities for young people to start with a temporary or part-time job, then move up to supervisory and management responsibilities. Jobs profiled include the following: e-waste entrepreneur, plant manager, biofuel coordinator, and truck driver.

Media Details

Runtime: 22 minutes 6 seconds

A building with a curving roofline still under construction. Caption: Green buildings are rising up
Green Careers
Episode 1
20 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People on a rooftop wearing hard hats with tools in their hands. One hard hat says "Solari" on the back. Caption: installing modules and arrays for large commercial sites
Green Careers
Episode 4
20 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Forest setting with felled tree that has a diameter larger than the logger standing to one side. Caption: Old-growth forests are leveled,
Green Careers
Episode 6
21 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Hand pointing at part of a blueprint. Caption: to really make sure that the design works very well.
Green Careers
Episode 7
21 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Empty glass and plastic bottles and cans. Caption: Figuring out ways to recycle our trash
Green Careers
Episode 8
22 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Old and somewhat deteriorated metal canisters stacked on plywood shelves. Caption: against lingering environmental pollution.
Green Careers
Episode 9
21 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person at a cash register in a store filled with people and produce. Caption: Local, sustainable, as always, everything is organic.
Green Careers
Episode 10
22 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A swiftly moving river. Caption: more demand for water, greater impacts,
Green Careers
Episode 12
20 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12