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Education Programs & Events

Field Operations will not offer tours of Greensboro's Recycling Center, February 1 to June 1, while renovations are ongoing at the facility. These dates are subject to change. Please contact waste reduction staff with questions at (336) 373-2342.

Custom environmental and natural resource programs for students and adults are available upon request. Our Education Team will come to your location, or we will schedule a field trip to Greensboro's three waste management sites to learn about a variety of topics related to Waste Reduction and Recycling. Fill out this form to request a program today!

Pre-K-2nd Grade Teachers: Please download and use our Recycling Education Curriculum

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    Community Groups

    Our team can customize our waste reduction education programs to your group's needs and specific concerns.

  • Transfer Station

    Transfer Station Tours

    When you throw it away, where does it go? Find out that and more on a Transfer Station tour.

  • Interactive Programs

    School Programs

    We teach students from third grade through college.

  • Baled Aluminum

    Aluminum Recycling

    What aluminum cans look like after they've been sorted out from your paper, plastic, and glass recycling.

  • Making Plarn

    Operation Bed Roll

    Plastic bags can serve a much bigger purpose than hauling your grocery store treasures. Click to learn more.

  • Scouts

    Can't make it out for a tour?

    No problem! We will come to your group of 10 or more participants. Some after hours programs available.

  • Recycle Edu at Leonard Rec Summer Camp

    Summer Camp

    Not a school? No problem, we provide presentations for group of 10 or more participants.

  • Composting Tour at Landfill

    Landfill Tours

    Tours of our landfill and large-scale Composting facility are a great want to really understand where our stuff goes when we toss it.

  • Composting


    There is a lot more happening at the White Street Landfill than you might have imagined! Come learn about composting with our education team.


  • Education Programs We Offer
  • Field Trip Tours
  • Recycling Education in Schools
  • Landfill and Transfer Station Tours
  • Home School Groups, Families, and Individuals
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