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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>>

NEWS/EVENTS/COMPETITIONS
SDUSD Recycling Challenge Winners Announced!

The 2021-22 SDUSD Recycling Challenge wrapped up on March 1st! The following schools were recognized and earned cash prizes for reducing waste, recycling, and increasing environmental awareness on their campus.  CONGRATULATIONS!

HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY:

1st Place:  Patrick Henry High

Runner-Up: Mira Mesa High

MIDDLE SCHOOL CATEGORY:

1st Place:  Standley Middle

Runner-Up: Knox Middle

 

ELEMENTARY/K-8 CATEGORY:

1st Place: Sandburg Elementary

Runner-Up: Marvin Elementary 

 

Click below for detailed information on each winning school and to see how your school ranked in the Challenge!

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CONTACT US

Recycling Program

San Diego Unified School District

Operations Division

4860 Ruffner Street

San Diego, CA 92111

Questions?

Janet Whited

Environmental Specialist

 

E-mail:  jwhited@sandi.net

Phone:  858-637-6268

SDUSD's Love Food Not Waste Program

Our food rescue program is currently on hold until 2022-23 school year. Click HERE for more information on the program

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
Host a Green Locker Clean-Out

Re-use, Recycle, and Donate! Check out these Green Locker Clean-out guides for ideas to reduce waste at the end of the school year.

Locker Clean-Out Guide from Seven Generations Ahead (Illinois) 
 

StopWaste.org’s Locker Leftover Guide  

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day!

Earth Month may be over, but you can celebrate Earth Day every day with these resources, activities, and actions.  

ON-GOING - PepsiCo Recycle Rally

 

Recycle Rally is a free nationwide program that benefits K-12 schools and students by providing incentives and resources to help make recycling easy, fun, and rewarding.  For more information, click HERE.