Educational Resources

The educational resources below provide interesting tools for all ages to help increase understanding of the importance of recycling, waste management and environmental stewardship.


All residential recycling service provided by Waste Management provide single-stream recycling. Single stream means that paper materials no longer need to be separated from commingled materials--they can all be mixed together in your curbside recycling bin.

For hard to recycle items such as lightbulbs and batteries, visit our Lamptracker page.

Waste Management's national Recycle Often. Recycle Right. education program was developed based on national best practices. Visit the campaign website for multimedia resources.


Waste Management's 2018 Sustainability Update

For Teachers & Students

PDFs from Waste Management on the Anatomy of a landfill, Following the waste stream, Landfill gas systems, and more