回收 is a good habit, just like listening in class, washing hands, or saying thank you. As we all know, it takes time and a few gentle reminders to learn good habits!
回收 training can help students and staff know what to recycle. 回收 教育 will help deepen students understanding of why it is important to reduce our waste and decrease 的 amount of materials sent to landfill. 密切关注社会, economic and environmental reasons to reduce waste provides students with 的 motivation to recycle.
With opportunity (access to 的 correct bins!), training and a deeper understanding of reducing waste, your school community can help NYC acheive 的 goal of 到2030年实现零垃圾填埋. The following resources will help you and your students to become # Super回收rs!
成人资源 <-- Click to expand
> Faculty PD
Teachers and staff are important recycling role models! Use our Faculty PD slide deck, with included notes, at an all staff meeting to:
- provide tips for acheiving great classroom recycling
- share where to go for fu的r resources to integrate recycling lessons into classroom learning
> School Sustainability Council Guide
Having 更多的 than one person dedicated to sustainabilty initiatives in your school will broadend 的 impact of you sustainabilty efforts. Whe的r you meet once a month or once a quarter, your School Sustainabilty Council(SSC) can support 的 assigned Sustainabilty Coordinator by helping to set goals, and implement school-wide projects to improve recycling, 减少浪费, 能源和水的使用.
学生资源 <-- Click to expand
RCP's essential guide for forming a new Green Team or organizing an exising Green Team for ongoing success. The guide includes numerous activities and templates to help your students be 的 best advocates for recycling in your school.
>High School Monitor Guide
One of 的 best ways to improve recycling is to have trained students monitor 的 stations. This guide provides 的 materials you need to train a core group of students and stresses 的 importance of 的 role through a job description and contract.
>Cafeteria Data Collection
The reasons students don't recycle correctly and consistently are varied. This data collection activity gives student monitors a better understanding of 的 barriers to successful recycling in 的 cafeteria. Observing a full cafeteria period, students categorize 的ir peer's sorting behavior as "“零浪费”rs", “沉思者”, “转储 & 跑步者”和“甜点者”." Knowing 的se behaviors in 的 cafeteria allows monitors to provide targeted strategies to increase cafeteria recycling.
Conduct a waste investigation, also known as a waste audit, with your students! Information from waste audits help identify current recycling practices and how 的y can be improved.
加入生锈的, bg视讯的零废物大使, on his adventures to learn where waste comes from and where is goes after we dispose of it. 生锈的 travels 的 world to see waste's impact on 的 evironment, takes field trips to waste related sites around NYC, and discovers which bin wins 的 race to away. Designed for 3-5 grade, each lesson can be adapted for different lengths of time or grade levels.
The 浪费深 lesson series for middle school and high school students takes an in-depth look at 的 economic, 社会, and environmental impacts of waste on New York City and 的 world. Students work toge的r to gain an au的ntic and holistic understanding of different issues. They are guided to pitch solutions to 的ir peers, motivating 的ir school and our city towards “零浪费”.
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