Eco-Shopping Game is a website designed for easy access to recycling programs available in the North Central Texas region. The goal of this web site is to increase awareness of the benefits of recycling and encourage all citizens in the region to participate in local recycling programs. This web site was developed and is maintained by the North Central Texas Council of Governments in cooperation with the Regional Recycling Coordinators Roundtable.

History of the Eco-Shopping Game

The Eco-Shopping game is local to the North Central Texas region and was originally created by TXU Electric and Gas in 1997. The purpose of the game is to help educate the consumer on three aspects of product packaging: recyclability of the package, amount of packaging, and packaging made with recycled content materials. Read More

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Score Sheet

Before playing the game, it might be helpful to print the score sheet to see how each item is scored by category. Click here

Activity/Coloring Book for kids

The activity book consists fun games, activities and puzzles to teach kids how to reduce, reuse and recycle. Click here

Teacher Activity Book

The Teacher Activity Guidebook was developed as a resource for teachers to educate their students on important environmental issues. The guidebook provides TEKS compatible curriculum and has several activities dealing with reducing solid waste, reusing and recycling, smart shopping and composting. Click here to view the activity book

Click Here to Play the Game
This will open a new window so you may need to adjust your settings to allow it. Turn on your PC speakers as well. The use of sound will enhance the ability to use and enjoy the game.