COMMUNITY MATERIALS MANAGEMENT TOOLKITAccess reliable information and resources about how to overcome the barriers to a successful, sustainable recycling program.
Recycling in Schools
Report on disposable foodware with PFAs
How to recycle milk and juice cartons at your school - Carton Council
A webinar recording on strategies for a zero waste cafeteria
A ReFED guide designed for foodservice sustainability directors, and others in leadership roles in the US foodservice industry involved in creating or monitoring food waste reduction strategies.
ILSR guide that introduces the basics of onsite composting at K-12 schools equipped with 2- and 3- bin composting systems.
A guide to help educate students about the amount of food they waste in school cafeterias and encourage waste reduction and consumption of healthier foods. USDA, US EPA, University of Arkansas
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and US EPA guide to provide parents and school officials with resources to create healthy, sustainable schools.
A manual for state agencies, private and public colleges and universities with a guide to how different facility types within individual types can divert materials from landfill disposal.
Hennipen County, MN guide to implementing an organics recycling program in schools
Quick guide on setting up a Recycle Rally program at a school
NRC Case study of Lincoln Public School's recycling and composting program
Flyer with visual instructions on what to compost at school