Pebble Tossers proudly offers a variety of service projects each month that have made a positive impact on the Metro Atlanta environment. While these projects and our environmental cause area blogs, as well as the information on our website, are filled with learning opportunities, there is so much more information available on a variety of methods to become more eco-friendly in your day-to-day life.
To start, here is a list of some of our favorite books that deal with environmental education and sustainability:
For Younger Children:
- If Bees Disappeared by Lily Williams
- The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
- Follow the Moon Home by Phillipe Cousteau, Deborah Hopkinson and Meilo So
- Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth by Mary McKenna Siddals and Ashley Wolff
For Tweens and Teens:
- Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
- Plasticus Maritimus: An Invasive Species by Ana Pego
- You Can Change the World: The Kids’ Guide to a Better Planet by Lucy Bell
- Wild Wings by Gill Lewis
We’ve also compiled some additional resources for the entire family:
- Oceanic Plastic Pollution Effects
- Chattahoochee River Information
- Here is some helpful information from our nonprofit partner Chattahoochee Riverkeeper. This write-up has fun facts as well as challenges and threats facing the area.
- Georgia Water Coalition Dirty Dozen Report
- Outdoor Atlanta Trip Guide
- This is a comprehensive list of outdoor recreation sites in the Metro Atlanta Area. Full of fun day trip ideas and something for every member of the family.
- Endangered Species List
- An extensive list of many different species in different stages of endangerment from critical to near threatened. Each species has their own writeup on why they matter within their habitats, as well as efforts being made to prevent their extinction.
- Recycling Guides
- Home Garden Starting Guide
- Renewable vs Non-Renewable Resource Facts