Garbage & Recycling

School Recycling Programs


The Solid Waste Management Office works closely with school districts, teachers and students to educate youth about environmental issues and provide important recycling services to the community as well as the schools. See below for information regarding some of the programs and services available.

School Recycling
Program Description
Classroom Presentations-Recycling Students will learn about recyclables and how to sort their garbage student gift package provided.
Classroom Presentations-Pollution Prevention (PDF) Students will learn how the water cycle, drinking water and storm drain system all tie together student gift package provided.
California Materials Exchange (CalMAX) State funded exchange program to provide businesses, schools and non-profits with unwanted materials from other businesses and organizations.
All Recycled Things (ARTS) FREE arts and crafts supplies available for teachers and churches.
Phone Book Recycling Drop-off phone books for FREE in the convenient bins during the yearly recycling collection.
School Recycling

For more information on school programs,
contact the Solid Waste Management Office.
Tenth Street Place
1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4100
Modesto, CA 95354
(209) 577-5494

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