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Waste Diversion

Educate students and staff on where their waste and recycling is taken (landfill and Material Recover Facility

  • Items placed in garbage dumpsters go to landfills where they are stored indefinitely, and items placed in recycling dumpsters go to Material Recovery Facilities (MRF) to be separated and shipped off to industries and made into new products.

  • Consider taking your students on a field trip to learn more about landfills and material recovery facilities.

  • Show these videos about Rumpke landfill and material recovery facility where most of their garbage and recycling is taken.

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