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Recycling Resources

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Recycling collection

King County Solid Waste Division: What do I do with? site

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/wdidw/index.asp
Use this site to find reuse and recycling options for a variety of products and materials

Republic Services (formerly Allied Waste/Rabanco)

www.republicservices.com/site/republic-nw (external)
Select the city in which the school is located and then choose "commercial collection" to see the correct commercial recycling collection page

Cedar Grove Composting

http://cedar-grove.com (external)
This company collects food scraps and other compostable materials from schools in King County and composts the materials. The company provides assessments, training, educational materials and containers.

Waste Management Northwest

www.wmnorthwest.com/citylist.html (external)
Select the city in which the school is located and then choose "commercial collection" to see the correct commercial recycling collection page

Educational resources

King County Solid Waste Division school education program

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/education/index.asp
Free programs for King County schools, including an elementary school assembly and classroom workshops, middle and high school classroom workshops, teacher workshops, teacher newsletter and videos

King County Solid Waste Division Green Team Program

http://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/secondaryschool/gtworkshops.asp
Provides student workshops focused on action projects. Also provides recognition for registered green teams.

US Environmental Protection Agency

www.epa.gov/epaoswer/education/teachers.htm (external)
Educational Resources

National Recycling Coalition: Conversionator

www.nrc-recycle.org/recyclingcalculator.aspx# (external)

American Recycles Day

www.Americarecyclesday.org (external)
Includes recycling facts

Container Recycling Institute

www.container-recycling.org/ (external)
Includes recycling facts

US Environmental Protection Agency

www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/muncpl/facts.htm (external)
Includes solid waste and recycling facts

National Recycling Coalition

www.nrc-recycle.org (external)
National recycling information

Washington State Recycling Association

www.wsra.net (external)
Washington recycling information

Earth 911

earth911.org/recycling/paper-recycling/paper-recycling-education-resources/ (external)
Paper Recycling Education Resources

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/categories/recycling/pages/educate.htm (external)
Educational resources

Hawaii Department of Environmental Services

www.opala.org/solid_waste/discover_recycling_educational_resources.htm (external)
Educational Resources

Oregon Metro

www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=541 (external)
Middle and high school recycling education resources

Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality

www.deq.state.ms.us/MDEQ.nsf/page/Recycling_EducationalResources?OpenDocument (external)
Educational Resources

Community Learning Network: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Theme Page

www.cln.org/themes/recycle.html (external)
Links to Internet sites which contain information and/or other links related to the specific theme of Recycling.

Scholastic.com: Recycling Starts with You!

teacher.scholastic.com/lessonplans/recycling/ (external)
Education program for students in grades 3-6 designed to build language arts and math skills.

Waste Management Corporation

www.wm.com/wm/community/resources.asp (external)
Educational Resources

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Updated: Feb. 9, 2015


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