For Schools & Youth


The Solid Waste District offers the following educational programs for schools and youth that encourage a sustainable lifestyle of reducing, reusing and recycling.

Looking for a presentation for adults? See more details.

Have a questions about our education programs for schools, youth and adults? Contact our Education Specialist at 216.443.3731 or send an email.

Classroom Tools & Worksheets

We offer a series of early education worksheets that allow kids to practice motor skills, math, language, and thinking skills while focusing on the sustainable material management known as reduce, reuse and recycle. The Mission: Recycle Newspaper with teacher guide for grades 3-4 is also available.

Earth Day Ideas

Tips for celebrating Earth Day in April, plus ways to make EVERY day Earth Day.


Find Grants

The District and other organizations offer grants to schools, teachers and youth groups to encourage recycling and sustainability.

Homework Helpers & Scholarships

Find links to assist with homework or research and scholarships to assist with education.

Recycling at School

What are the benefits of recycling at school? Can you recycle milk cartons? How do you get started?

Teacher Resources & Links

The District’s Education Specialist has many resources available, including lesson plansfor teachers, educators and youth leaders.

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