Education & Prevention
Educating staff or residents
The City provides posters and flyers, as well as engaging workshops and presentations.
Translated All-in-One (Recycling, Compost, Garbage) Posters (11x17)
Hindi All-in-One (PDF)
Arabic All-in-One (PDF)
Chinese All-in-One (PDF)
Russian All-in-One (PDF)
Spanish All-in-One (PDF)
For resident flyers in other languages, visit the Waste Management Recycling site.
Teachers and Students
King County offers several programs for students at all grade levels
Preschool and KindergartenStory reading and discussion
Contact Donna Miscolta via email or at 206-296-4477
ElementaryAssemblies, classroom programs, and assistance with Green Team projects
Contact 206-583-0655 or email about workshops
SecondaryKing County Green Schools Program - 3-level program provides schools with tools and support needed to initiate and expand conservation practices, operate efficient facilities, and involve the whole school community in environmental stewardship – Contact Dale Alekel at 206-296-8457 or email Dale Alekel.
King County Hazardous Waste School Programs - Teacher training workshop on household hazardous waste, including project assistance and follow-up classroom presentations – Contact 206-583-0665 or visit hazwastehelp.org/educators.
- King County – Programs for Educators Directory - Annual guide for King County educators with the latest programs, materials, and funding sources available from the county.
- Facing the Future – Non-profit offering sustainability and global issues curriculum, professional development, service learning and K-12 lessons.
- King County Solid Waste Field Trips – Visits to a recycling center, the landfill or transfer station to see where waste goes.
- King County - Family Fun, It’s Easy Being Green - Resources, games, fun facts, tricks and tips for you to reduce your carbon footprint and green up your ride, home and garden.
- Digital Washington - Recycle Forward innovative approach to getting new technology for your classroom by recycling used electronics and ink cartridges for cash.
Other School Programs
- Washington Green Schools Program - Web-based program with resources and tools to take action on energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling and waste reduction, etc.
- King County Heroes at School Program - Recognition for your school’s environmental accomplishments.
- Alliance for Climate Education - National nonprofit dedicated to educating America’s high school students about the science behind climate change.