Ready to get students excited about recycling, solid waste, and the environment? We have put together eLearning lesson plans and resources to assist you in teaching students about trash, where it goes, and how they can create less trash. Contact District Educator/Outreach Coordinator Stefanie Hoffmeier with any questions via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-926-9963
Virtual Recycling Challenge
Test your knowledge about recycling with the Virtual Recycling Challenge set up in Google Sites by the Dearborn County Recycling Center.
Where the Trash Goes
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has developed lesson plan to assist in teaching students about trash, where it goes, and how they can create less trash.
Rumpke Landfill Videos
Do you ever wonder where the trash from Dearborn County goes once it is picked up? The majority of it goes to Rumpke, in Cincinnati.
Rumpke Recycling Center Videos
Do you ever wonder what happens to your recyclables once they leave the curb? The first stop is a MRF – Material Recovery Facility – where they are sorted by type.