Recycle at School
The Washington County Recycling program provides recycling and waste reduction technical assistance for schools located within
Assistance may include:
- Working with facilities to optimize collection service with collection companies.
- Establishing internal recycling programs at schools (classrooms, cafeterias and administrative buildings).
- Providing recycling signs, posters and literature.
*For assistance in schools in the City of Beaverton, call the City of Beaverton recycling program at (503) 526-2460.
Presentations in the ClassroomMetro's Recycle at School program provides FREE resources for waste prevention at elementary, middle and high schools. Metro Recycle at School staff can provide classroom presentations, puppet shows, educational theatre assemblies and other educational materials on waste prevention, recycling, composting and household hazardous waste. For details, contact Metro at (503) 234-3000.
More Resources for Schools
- Kids Stuff Conservation Activity Booklet - Contact us at (503) 846-3605 to order a set for your classroom.
- Oregon Green Schools
- Recycle Capri Sun and snack packaging with Terra Cycle
Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative (OBRC) - Beverage Container Fundraising Program
- Preventing Food Waste in the School Kitchen Setting
- National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) - The Green Squad