Garbage and recycling › Resources for schools
Teach your students about waste prevention and resource conservation. Metro develops and maintains a wide selection of resources and programs for schools in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties.
Metro provides free classroom presentations, puppet shows, educational theatre assemblies and other educational materials on waste prevention, recycling, composting and household hazardous waste. Help your students understand the connection between their personal choices and the earth’s diminishing resources. Presentations and materials are geared to state standards and designed to help you enhance your teaching goals.
Metro offers free puppet shows, classroom presentations and curriculum materials to elementary schools in the Portland metropolitan region...More
Metro provides presentations, curriculum, videos, teacher workshops and community service projects to middle and high schools in the Portland metropolitan region....More
Find resources to help support your in-school recycling program...More
View designs created by kindergarten through 12th grade students for Metro's Earth Day art contest ...More
Freda Sherburne, elementary school programs
John Sheehan, middle and high school programs
Metro has many programs, events and resources for teachers and parents. Use this page to find topics of particular interest to you and your kids.