If your primary-school-age kids are like mine, they’re the ones telling you to recycle and turn off the lights. With younger children, you can take the lead and encourage mindful practices around the home. Here are four jobs they can enjoy:
1. Add a paper box in the kitchen that’s just for cardboard, paper and cartons. Each week it can be your child’s job to carry the box out to the recycling bin. You may need to add a small box just for them, but it will let them take part and feel responsible.