School Resources

Curriculum and Activities

Ready Set Recycle Challenge Flyer - .pdf

The Ready Set Recycle Challenge includes classroom curriculum and activities that engage students in tracking school-wide weekly waste volume and charting progress towards recycling goals.

Doing the 4s Classroom Activity Guide - .pdf

Includes 24 California standard-based lessons and five thematic units developed for educators teaching fourth and fifth grades.

Recycling Comic Book - .pdf

This comic book is based on a fieldtrip to the Davis Street Transfer Station in San Leandro, California. The comic book was created by EarthTeam's Green Screen students Sophie Barrett, Cynthia Zuniga, Andrew Balderas and Nicole Cogar under the direction of Lana Husser.

Case Studies

Cabrillo Elementary School - .pdf

In one month, the school reduced their landfill volume from 10 -11 bags to less than one bag per day.

Videos

Doing the 4Rs - link

Kids from Alameda County show how they practice the 4Rs - reduce, reuse, recycle, and rot (compost), at home, school, and play.

From Oil to Plastic - link

Learn how different types of plastic products are produced, used and recycled.