Great ‘Local’ Children’s Recycling Books

Kirsty Unsworth, a supporter of Low Carbon Lymm, has a local business selling Usborne books and has a great selection of children’s books on Recycling and so we wanted to share them with you. Please email Kirsty or LCL if your interested in purchasing a book or two:

I am a local Mum of two young children, who is passionate about children’s books, and have just set up my own business here in Lymm selling the wonderful Usborne Children’s books!

Always keen to support Low Carbon Lymm & the valuable work that they do, I wanted to highlight a couple of books from my extensive catalogue of books that might enthuse your children to Recycle, all of which are available to purchase from me.

If you e-mail or ring me with your order directly, I can even deliver locally for free, saving both packaging and reducing your carbon footprint!

Rubbish & Recycling

(Hardback £4.99 order code 07481) Suitable for Age 4+, this features colourful illustrations and photos accompanied by short informative text. It also features Internet links to carefully selected exciting Websites to find out more.

This book is great reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction, from the Usborne Beginners series for children beginning to read on their own.


(Paperback £6.99 order code 50733) Suitable for Age 8+, this discusses all the difficulties in making too much waste, what needs to be done about it & how to help. Answers questions such as: Why not bury rubbish? What do the recycling symbols mean? and Where does the Recycling go? Written in a clear, factual style with bright stylish illustrations and internet links to recommended websites to find out more.

Recycling & Rubbish

(Hardback £9.99 order code 50741) Suitable for Age 6+ this is a fun and fascinating flap book that follows rubbish on a Journey from the bin to the sorting factories and recycling centres. Over 60 flaps reveal how glass, metal, plastic & paper are recycled and what happens to the rubbish that can’t be recycled. Includes a large fold out page showing the amazing machines that separate the materials in the recycling centres.

Things to make

(Paperback £4.99 order code 53898) Suitable for Age 5+ this contains 20 Earth & pocket-friendly projects including cardboard tube people, plastic bag beads & paper gift bags all made by recycling materials found at home. Contains tips on safely recycling materials eg how to strip a plastic wire, paint over patterned cardboard & cut a cardboard tube. Illustrated with clear, easy-to-follow step by step instructions .



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