ERIC Number: ED498648
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Tools to Reduce Waste in Schools
US Environmental Protection Agency
This guide was produced to help schools and school districts reduce the amount of waste they generate It shows how to start a waste reduction program or expand an existing one. The booklet shows how such programs can benefit schools, communities, and the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling waste. Each section--schools, school districts, and school business officials--contains audience-specific information and considerations. The guide also provides "10 Steps for Becoming Waste-Free" and "Program Options" which suggest ideas for starting or improving waste reduction programs. Highlighted waste reduction terms throughout this document are defined in the Glossary.
Descriptors: School Districts, Recycling, School Business Officials, Sanitation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Environmental Education, Program Development, Glossaries, Educational Strategies, Evaluation Methods, Student Participation, Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Educational Resources, Web Sites, Physical Environment, Conservation (Environment), Pollution, Federal Programs
US Environmental Protection Agency. 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460. Tel: 202-272-0167; Web site: http://www.epa.gov
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.