Zero Waste School

ZeroWasteSchoolZERO 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

4. GreenMonitor-TaskList

5. Terracycle Flyer