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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
2023-24 Recycling Challenge Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2023-24 SDUSD Recycling Challenge Winners! These schools diverted significant amounts of material from landfill disposal and demonstrated exceptional efforts to promote, educate, and participate in campus sustainability efforts. 

HIGH SCHOOL CATEGORY:

1st Place:  Henry High

Runner-Up: University City High

MIDDLE SCHOOL CATEGORY:

1st Place:  Challenger Middle

Runner-Up:  Wilson Middle

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CATEGORY:

1st Place:  Sandburg Elementary

Runner-Up:  Marvin Elementary

MOST IMPROVED CATEGORY:

Fletcher Elementary

 

Click below for more information on the Challenge and to see  how your school ranked this year! 

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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

Recycling Specialist

 

E-mail:  jwhited@sandi.net

Phone:  619-606-8645

SDUSD's Love Food Not Waste Program

LFNW goals are to: 1) Feed Students, 2) Feed the Budget, 3) Feed Others, 4) Feed the Soil , and 5) Feed Plastic Free! Please see below for more information on our LFNW programs and how your school can be involved.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
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Designed for high school students, teachers, policy makers, and anyone interested in learning more about the diversity of life, each tutorial in the free Biodiversity course includes video lessons, articles, and quizzes, as well as activities that encourage students to explore the natural world.  Check HERE for more information.

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.

Recycling & Zero Waste Newsletters

Make sure to subscribe to the monthly SDUSD Zero Waste & Recycling Newsletter for more news, events, competitions and resources!

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