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Preschool and Kindergarten programs

Preschool and Kindergarten teachers in King County can request a storybook on waste reduction or recycling to read aloud to their students

Hazardous waste school programs - grades 4-12

Attend a teacher training workshop on household hazardous waste and receive materials, project assistance and follow-up classroom presentations.

Earth Heroes at School

Get recognition for your school's environmental accomplishments. Fill out a nomination form beginning in January of each year.

Elementary school programs

Schools can request an assembly program with classroom workshops or assistance with a Green Team project.

Secondary school programs

Schools can request classroom workshops or assistance with a Green Team project.

Going Green Together assembly
The Going Green Together assembly for elementary schools is presented by two professional actors in a lively, interactive format. It reminds students how to keep waste out of the landfill and make choices that have the least impact on the planet.

Assistance and Resources

Class Act newsletter

Find out what teachers and their students around the county are doing in and out of their classrooms to reduce waste and conserve resources.

Go, Green Team! blog

News and information about the awesome Green Teams in King County schools. Ready, set, go, Green Team!

Green Schools Program

Become a Green School by initiating or improving conservation practices. Receive assistance and recognition from the Green Schools Program.

School resources

See a list of environmental education resources from the Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

Contact Us

 Call: 206-477-4466

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-0197

King County Solid Waste Division mission: Waste Prevention, Resource Recovery, Waste Disposal