ZERO WASTE for us means, recycling of ALL materials back into nature (decomposition) or the marketplace (manufacturing) in a manner that protects human health and the environment. This is commonly referred as the 4 R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot.
In this Zero Waste School category, we have provided guidance for schools to take action on the 4 R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot. The guidance covers all the areas in a school, and lists suggestions on how to take action.Take action, and strive to become a Zero Waste school!
Your Action Steps:
***Download and follow the step-by-step guidance throughout the school year***
***Use the check-list in the application form to double-check your eligibility***
***Submit the Application form for the Zero Waste School Category***
Use the Online Application Form to submit your application
Download the following resources and use as needed:
1. Recycle Poster
2. organics Poster
3. 5Steps Disposal Process Poster
5. Terracycle Flyer