5 Fun Recycling Projects for the Whole Family

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With our increasingly finite resources, recycling isn't really something that's a choice anymore. It's more of an obligation to make responsible decisions for the good of our planet and for the benefit of future generations, who will have to live with the long-lasting effects of our lifestyles.

Reusing and recycling are two of the best ways to make sure waste is cut back to the bare minimum, and that our landfills and garbage barges pile up as little as possible. The best way to teach your kids about this is to lead by example -- and it doesn't hurt to make process enjoyable, either. Read on for five fun recycling projects you can get the whole family involved in!