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 —
Education Services for teachers and administrators including curriculum, program models and more.

Earth 911 —
Find recycling centers and learn recycling basics.

The Story of Stuff Project —
Includes curriculum, short films, and other resources to promote sustainable living.PBS

Kids Loop Scoops —
Videos to get you thinking about the stuff in your life.

Bag It —
A documentary about plastic bags and their effect on waterways, oceans, and even our bodies.

Bring Your Own Bag Campaign —
Why reusable bags are better than paper OR plastic.

Junk Mail Reduction Campaign — and
Recycling junk mail is good, but it’s even better to stop getting it.

Go Green Initiative —
Training tools to create a “culture of conservation” in your community.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency —
Homework resources, ideas for school projects, lesson plans, games and quizzes.

Waste-Free Lunches —
Information to start or participate in a waste-free lunch program.