Educational Programs Resources

Educational Programs

 Educational programs are offered at no charge to schools, youth groups, and organizations in the Marshall County Landfill Service Area.

Heavy equipment and garbage


WHAT ABOUT ALL THAT GARBAGE?

 Do you know what happens to your garbage once it leaves your home? Taking a landfill tour or bringing the tour to your organization will help answer the question of where your garbage goes and what happens to it at the landfill. Call the Marshall County Landfill at 641-752-0646 to schedule a tour or a landfill program.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

 There are several opportunities available to schools and organizations. Educational programs are available for all ages—preschool to adults. 

 Program topics include: Buy Recycled, E-Waste (Electronic Waste), Green Lifestyle, Household Hazardous Waste, Repurposing Items, plus other recycling and solid waste issues. Programs are designed for your particular group at no charge.

 Educational materials on the above listed topics are available for information and for teaching about recycling and solid waste issues. The resources include brochures, books, displays, curriculum materials, activity ideas, research support, and more. Contact Pam Blake, Director

 Recycling and Solid Waste Education, at Iowa Valley Continuing Education 641-844-5617 or 1-800-284-4823, ext. 5617 for assistance on presentations, program items and resources.

Marshall County Landfill Presentation




Available resources for various ages:

  • Art & Craft ideas
  • Book lists with descriptions & some samples
  • Curriculum items
  • Games
  • Posters and charts
  • Media items on recycling & saving the earth

Pamphlets and Brochures

Available from the Marshall County Landfill or the Recycling Education Director:

  • Disposal & Recycling Programs--English & Spanish
  • Marshall County Guide to Household Hazardous Waste
  • English & Spanish
  • Recycling How to Chart—English & Spanish
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycling and Waste Directory—English and Spanish

Useful Websites

America Recycles Day:  http://www.americarecyclesday.org/
Earth Day:                        http://www.earthday.org/
Get Rid of Junk Mail:       http://www.ecofuture.org/jnkmail.html
Keep Iowa Beautiful:       http://www.keepiowabeautiful.com/
Recycle Iowa:                   http://www.recycleiowa.org/