School Waste Reduction

Beginning a school wide recycling program can be a daunting task at first glance.

But with our guidance we can help your school create a successful school-wide program that will be fun for your students, a relief for your custodial staff, cut down costs for your school and be, of course, planet friendly!

Recycling in your Community:

Different communities accept different recyclables or commodities. The most widely accepted commodities are paper, cardboard, aluminum cans, steel cans, plastic bottles and jugs, and glass.  Contact your local solid waste coordinator to find out what can be recycled in your community.

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Establishing a School Recycling Program:

First things first, administrative support is a must! Gain administrative support by showing how your school can save money by advancing recycling efforts. And not only do these programs save money, they raise student and staff morale, as well as help to protect natural resources for future generations.

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Recycling Program Design and Implementation:

This section focuses on how to design and implement a successful recycling program either from scratch, or by modifying a current one. A recycling program has to meet everyone’s needs to be a success!

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