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Earth ChallengeDownload PDF , 450 K
This brochure describes the "Earth Challenge" assembly program, classroom workshops, and Green Team project assistance available to elementary schools from the King County Solid Waste Division.

Earth Challenge – Assembly discussion guideDownload PDF , 944 K
This discussion guide outlines activities for students to do before or after the "Earth Challenge" assembly program.

Comments from students and teachersDownload PDF , 348 K
Read what teachers said about King County’s previous assembly shows.

Washington State Education StandardsDownload PDF , 198 K
These pages list Next Generation Science Standards, Common Core, and Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Standards addressed by King County's waste reduction and recycling workshops for elementary grades.

The Choice is Rs! The 4-R Home SurveyDownload PDF , 362 K
Students can conduct a survey of their households to determine how efficiently they are reducing their waste and separating recyclables from it.

Green Team Brochure - ElementaryDownload PDF , 423 K
Learn how to become a Green Team.

Green Team Mini-GrantDownload PDF , 175 K
Request funds to help carry out your Green Team project.

Green Team pledge posterDownload PDF , 61 and membership cardsDownload PDF , 126 K
Formalize your Green Team with a pledge and membership cards.

Education and School Assistance

Green Schools Program (See the Waste Reduction and Recycling documents for useful ideas for improving recycling programs.)

Hazardous Waste School Program

Secondary School Program

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