Recycle @ School: It's the Law!
Did you know that recycling is the LAW in California? Schools are required to recycle mixed paper (most types), cardboard, rigid plastic, glass bottles and jars, and metal containers to be in compliance. Read more>>
RECYCLING CHALLENGE WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Even though we were not able to formally recognize our Recycling Challenge winners at a Board of Education meeting this April, we still want to give the following schools accolades for their tremendous efforts to reduce waste and recycle from September 2019 - March 2020:
Elementary School Category
1st Place: Sandburg - 36.6% diversion
Runner-Up: Marvin - 36.0% diversion
Middle School Category
1st Place: Challenger - 36.5% diversion
Runner-Up: Taft - 34.9% diversion
High School Category
1st Place: Henry - 40.9% diversion
Runner-Up: University City -30.9% diversion
Most Improved Category
Lewis Middle - Up from 14.4% diversion last year to 22.5% diversion this year
For more information and to see how your school ranked in the Recycling Challenge, click HERE.
San Diego Unified School District
4860 Ruffner Street
San Diego, CA 92111
Our food rescue program has been put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will review necessary protocols for future re-implementation once our schools are back in session. For more information on the original program, click HERE.
ON-GOING - One Earth Recycling Fundraising Opportunity
Students and families can earn money for their school and earn free Shore Buddies plush friends, through a unique cans and bottles recycling opportunity provided by One Earth Recycling. For more information on how you can recycle to help your school, check out this flyer and visit OneEarthRecycling.com.
As other funding opportunities become available they will be listed here.