This comprehensive, multi-lesson, waste management curriculum is available free and was rated one of the best waste and recycling curricula in the country. This curriculum is written and organized to present integrated waste management concepts affecting land, air, and water in the ecosystem. Environmental, economic, and political issues are addressed. The activities are designed to promote awareness, attitudes, and actions to solve waste management problems at home, in school, and in the community. The activities, written for grades K-12, are interdisciplinary and action oriented. They provide opportunities for students to participate in cooperative problem-solving and decision-making tasks involving waste management, litter control, science, technology, and society.
See the Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance Education Clearing house for videos, fact sheets and other enhancements for a waste management curriculum.
A-Way With Waste, Washington Department of Ecology, 300 Desmond Dr, PO Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, 360-407-6826