Resource List for Teachers in City of Milpitas
Milpitas Sanitation – Contact our Recycling Coordinator
Offers classroom presentations on a variety of themes to any age group. Small groups (30 or less) are preferred.
CalRecycle — CalRecycle.ca.gov
Education Services for teachers and administrators including curriculum, program models and more.
Earth 911 — Earth911.com
Find recycling centers and learn recycling basics.
The Story of Stuff Project — StoryOfStuff.com
Includes curriculum, short films, and other resources to promote sustainable living.PBS
Kids Loop Scoops — PBSkids.org/video
Videos to get you thinking about the stuff in your life.
Bag It — BagItMovie.com
A documentary about plastic bags and their effect on waterways, oceans, and even our bodies.
Bring Your Own Bag Campaign — Bringyourownbag.com
Why reusable bags are better than paper OR plastic.
Junk Mail Reduction Campaign — StopJunkMail.org and CatalogChoice.org
Recycling junk mail is good, but it’s even better to stop getting it.
Go Green Initiative — GoGreenInitiative.org
Training tools to create a “culture of conservation” in your community.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — EPA.gov/students
Homework resources, ideas for school projects, lesson plans, games and quizzes.
Waste-Free Lunches — WasteFreeLunches.org
Information to start or participate in a waste-free lunch program.