You successfully sorted the items into the correct bins. Before our items even enter the bin, remember to reduce what you can and donate the rest. Small steps can make a big impact.
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Take the quizzes
Each quiz will test you on a different waste stream. Pass each one to prove you’re a waste-sorting expert.
Lesson plans for teachers
A comprehensive waste education curriculum for elementary, middle, and high school students. Includes interactive activities about reducing, reusing, recycling, and composting that are easy for teachers to add to their existing lesson plans.
Meet the Sanitation workers
The NYC Department of Sanitation employees are on the front lines every day, working tirelessly to keep our city healthy, safe, and clean.
About the project
After we toss our waste in the bin, we don’t often think about where it goes next. But, our choices can have a big impact on the cleanliness and health of our environment.