IMG_3807Here are some links to other websites with information to inspire your on-campus recycling activities.

LifeLab:  Life Lab cultivates children’s love of learning, healthy food and nature through garden-based education. Life Lab has compiled the best school composting resources, which describe every step needed to begin and maintain a successful compost system at your school.

CalRecycle School Waste Reduction:  The State Dept. of Resources Recycling and Recovery (aka Cal Recycle) homepage for school waste reduction and recycling.

Cool California:  Toolkit to help schools stop global warming and save money by taking cost-saving actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Grades of Green:  Offers tools and activities to make schools cleaner and healthier for our kids.

Keep America Beautiful:  Offers resources to help educators inspire youth to help build and sustain vibrant communities.

National Wildlife Federation – Eco-Schools USA: Internationally acclaimed program provides a framework to help educators integrate sustainable principles throughout their schools and curriculum.

Program Update: On May 3, 2013 Aspen Elementary became the first school in California to receive the program’s coveted Green Flag Award. Way to go Aspen!!!

Recycle-Bowl Competition:  National recycling competition sponsored by Keep America Beautiful.

RePlanet:  Find recycling locations, tips and ways to maximize your refund.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Resources for schools and students.

City of Thousand Oaks Educational Resources:  Many more links to on-line resources for students and educators.