Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Light Bulb Recycling
Did you know that light bulbs can be recycled and made into new products? Join the host of Curiosity Quest Goes Green, Joel Greene as he explores the Lighting Resources facility in Texas to learn how they collect old light bulbs. Then they dump them all into an incredible machine that breaks them apart, safely collects the mercury, chops, cleans, and separates them. Lastly, Greene follows the crushed light bulb remnants to a Glass Recycled in Texas to watch the process of mixing the recycled light bulbs in with recycled glass to create gorgeous counter tops and flooring.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Children are always curious what happens to the recyclables after the trash truck picks them up, or why do we need to separate all of the recyclables. This episode answers children's questions with regards to the environment.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Did you know that many species of sea turtles are in danger of becoming extinct? Curiosity Quest Goes Greene host Joel Greene visits the Sea Turtle hospital in Marathon, Florida to meet the staff who has dedicated their lives to rescuing, rehabbing and releasing sea turtles back into the wild. Some turtles get hit by boats, some swallow fishing hooks, some have tumors, but all of these amazing creatures can be treated at this hospital for turtles, and hopefully will heal quickly and be eventually be released back to their natural habitat.