Educator Resources

Activities, lesson plans, books, and other resources relating to recycling, composting, and waste

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Composting & Food Waste

Waste Free Lunch Worksheet

Waste Free Lunch



Edible Landfill

Landfill Waste Decomposition Timeline Activity Images

Landfill Waste Timeline Activity

Trash Pizza

Waste Audit Worksheet



A Few of my Favorite Things

MRF Handout

Recycling – The Quest For Less – EPA

The 3 R’s

Upper Elementary Worksheet


School Initiatives

Waste Audit


Recycling Challenge – How To Guide



Waste to Energy

Waste by Numbers


How Do I Dispose of:

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