The Clackamas County Office of Sustainability and the Clackamas County Refuse and Recycling Association work together to support school sustainability and recycling efforts. Contact Laurel Bates, Waste Reduction Education Coordinator at 503-742-4454 or firstname.lastname@example.org for help with your sustainability program or the resources, recycling containers, presentations or kits below.
Waste reduction grants, apply by April 30!
Do you need funding to take your recycling, compost and waste reduction program to the next level? The Clackamas County Office is Sustainability grants schools up to $500 to assist with exciting green projects. Previous grants have gone towards projects like installing water bottle filling stations, setting up a compost program, building recycling stations and more!
Classroom Presentations & Resources
"Saving Little Pieces of our Earth" Video
From Earth to Landfill Presentation
Worming Through Waste Kit
Recycling containers and posters
Oregon Green Schools
Clackamas County supports the Oregon Green Schools Association, a recognition program for school sustainability programs. We can help with the application and certification process. Check out our current Clackamas County Green Schools.
Worm Bins for the classroom