Incorporate waste reduction into your curriculum! Curricula and grant funds are available as well as field trips and workshops.
Looking for some fun facts? Need more information on how to compost? Then check out the many books, videos and other resources at our local West County libraries. Both the City of Richmond and Contra Costa County libraries have tons of books on garbage, recycling and composting. Check em out!
There are many sources for grant funds. Here's a few to get you started.
The Authority offers a limited number of Recycling Field Trips each semester. The Field Trips include tours of West County's own recycling facility (the IRRF) and the landfill.
With regret, we are not able to provide worm composting workshops at this time.
There are several curricula available to aid you in teaching about waste reduction, reuse and recycling. Interested in more? Ask your school librarian to get a copy for teachers at your school to share.
RecycleMore has a small collection of DVDs and other resources for teachers to borrow free of charge. See the complete listing by clicking on "authority resources" above.
Recycle More Video for Teachers
Take an inside look at what happens at the recycling center and what students experience on one of our tours.