The IWMA offers the following free school
based education programs to teachers and community groups throughout
San Luis Obispo County.
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Take your class or community group to the landfill and recycling facility
that serves your community. The minimum age for field trips is third grade.
All programs are based upon the California
Academic Science Standards. Concepts included in the programs are:
Conservation of Natural Resources, Energy, Landfill and Recycling Technology
and Buying Recycled.
Compost and Garden Program
Turn your school's lunch waste into valuable compost which will grow flowers
and vegetables in your existing or new school garden. IWMA staff
will evaluate your school, develop a compost and garden program with your
faculty member and school custodian. This program provides great
hands-on science for students of all ages. Call 782-8424 for details.
Recycle Rex; Educator's Waste Management Resource
& Activity Guide Closing the Loop Sampler. Call 782-8424
Videos are available through the San Luis Obispo County
Office of Education, Educational Technology Center, 782-7291.
"The Rotten Truth"
(Grades 3-8) - Covers natural resources, recycling, landfills, decomposition.
K-4) - Features close-ups of worms, how they break down organic material
and worm reproduction. (26 minutes)
more information or to schedule a program, call 782-8424.
HERE to go to the IWMA
Program Sign-Up Form.
Print it out, fill in your info and fax to 781-8343.