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Zero Waste 101

This interactive slide program provides the next step in applying what students have learned from the Introduction to Recycling program. Students and teachers will be empowered to implement their understanding of waste reduction, composting and recycling.  

  • Grades 4-8
  • 45 minutes
  • Prerequisite: Introduction to Recycling

Program Resources

Zero Waste Vocabulary List (PDF) Next Generation Science Standards Zero Waste (PDF)

Activity Ideas

  • Conduct a classroom waste audit to find out how much material your classroom or school is sending to the landfill.
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