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Teachers and Kids

Solid Waste Services is on-call and ready to serve!  In addition to providing you with great programs and answers to your recycling and trash questions, we offer FREE presentations and tours to support our community's need for environmental education.

We offer presentations and tours to: residents and organizations in Chandler:
  • Schools
  • Youth groups
  • HOAs
  • Businesses
  • Church and civic organizations
The City offers hands-on learning about recycling and trash. Groups can check out items to enhance learning in the classroom.

Recycling Kits Include:
  • The Works: Garbage DVD
  • City of Chandler: On a Roll with Recycling DVD
  • Books with Teachers' Guides and Students Activies
  • Math Activies
  • Word search, cross word and word scramble activity sheets
  • Coloring sheets
  • Recycling Fundana Board Game

Landfill Model Includes:
  • Interactive Landfill Model
  • Teacher and User Guide

Recycling Kits and Landfill Models 



To check out a recycling kit and/or model for use in a classroom setting or outdoors, call 480-782-3510.

Recycling at Schools

Though the City of Chandler does not provide recycling or trash collection for schools (per city code - only collection for single-family homes up to tri-plex units) City staff is available to meet with student organizations and school staff to offer best practices for school recycling programs.

Chandler Unified School District (CUSD) and Kyrene School District (KSD) contract with a private commercial hauler for recycling and trash collection.  For questions about recycling collection at CUSD or KSD schools, contact the school's district office. Chandler schools (not associated with a school district -- private or charter) interested in procuring recycling collection services should work with their school administration to choose a private commercial hauler permitted to collect in the City of Chandler.
For more information or to schedule a presentation, call Solid Waste Services at 480-782-3510.

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