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>>

SDUSD Recycling Challenge!

The 2021-22 SDUSD Recycling Challenge is here!  Earn cash prizes for your school by reducing waste, recycling, and increasing environmental awareness.  Click HERE for detailed information!

Climate Superstars Challenge

OCT 1 - 31:  The National Environmental Education Foundation's online environmental challenge that gets kids in grades 6-8 excited about the environment (climate and energy), provides fun activities, and offers a chance to win one of six vouchers for $5,000 worth of Samsung products — what's not to love about that?  Find more information at:  Climate Superstars Challenge

NOV 15 - America Recycles Day

It's never too early to plan how you can celebrate America Recycles Day!  This is One Day to educate, One Day to motivate, & One Day to make recycling bigger & better.


Recycling Program

San Diego Unified School District

Operations Division

4860 Ruffner Street

San Diego, CA 92111


Janet Whited

Environmental Specialist


E-mail:  jwhited@sandi.net

Phone:  858-637-6268

SDUSD's Love Food Not Waste Program

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 - 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.

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As other funding opportunities become available they will be listed here.