San Luis Obispo County IWMA

Please bookmark this site for future reference!
San Luis Obispo County IWMA - Recycle!

Index A-J | Index K-Z | Administration | Household Hazardous Waste | Business Hazardous Waste
Special Programs/Events | Help Desk / FAQs | Ordinances | Plastic Bags | Site Map | Home

These links appear at the top & bottom of every page.

SCHOOL BASED EDUCATION PROGRAM Calling All Teachers!

 

 

 


The IWMA offers the following free school based education programs to teachers and community groups throughout San Luis Obispo County.

Want to read the current Recycling News Teacher Newsletter of the IWMA?  Click here.

Field Trips
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.

Kindergarten through 12th Grade
Class presentations for grades K through 12 feature:
  • Introduction to recycling
  • Making recycled paper
  • Vermicomposting (composting with worms)
  • Oil and Beyond
  • The TREEmendous Paper Tale

New Presentation for Middle and High School

  • Household hazardous waste and used oil management

Assistance for
Schools and Teachers

Presentations, guest speakers, newsletters, field trip assistance and much more!

For information call
782-8424

Click HERE for your Program Sign-Up Form. Print out, fill out and fax to 781-8343.

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.

School 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.

Teacher Resources

Books
Recycle Rex; Educator's Waste Management Resource & Activity Guide Closing the Loop Sampler.  Call 782-8424 for information.

Videos
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. (30 minutes)

"Wormania!" (Grades K-4) - Features close-ups of worms, how they break down organic material and worm reproduction. (26 minutes)

For more information or to schedule a program, call 782-8424.

Click HERE to go to the IWMA Program Sign-Up Form.
Print it out, fill in your info and fax to 781-8343.

 


Index A-J | Index K-Z | Administration | Household Hazardous Waste | Business Hazardous Waste
Special Programs/Events | Help Desk / FAQs | Ordinances | Plastic Bags | Site Map | Home

Did you find what you were looking for Let Us Know!

Send Us E-mail Here | Site Map | How To Contact Us | Home

   


San Luis Obispo County IWMA

San Luis Obispo County
Integrated Waste Management Authority

www.iwma.com


The information contained is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as a recommendation or endorsement by the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority (IWMA).  This site is not complete with respect to the products, services or institutions it lists.  It is not meant to be exclusive or exclusionary in any way and it does not vouch for the capabilities, trustworthiness or performance of any individual, business or institution listed in this site.

The IWMA shall not be liable or responsible to any person or entity for any loss or damage caused, or alleged to have been caused, directly or indirectly by or from the information or ideas contained, suggested or referenced in this site.

Comments concerning this site may be sent to iwma@iwma.com


No part of this site may be reproduced
without the written consent of 

The San Luis Obispo County
Integrated Waste Management Authority

copyright 1999 - 2014 IWMA