Recycling and Trash Education & Outreach

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.

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We offer presentations available to school, youth groups, businesses and civic organizations within Chandler city boundaries.

  • Recycling presentations are available for 3rd grade and up.  
  • Recycling to Go Kits (Recycling DVD, books, activity sheets) can be checked out for home use. 

For more information, call 480-782-3510. 

Recycling Activities & Resources

Recycling Kits Include:

  • The Works: Garbage DVD
  • City of Chandler: On a Roll with Recycling DVD
  • Books with Teachers' Guides and Students Activities
  • 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

Environmental Art Contest

Fourth grade students who are home schooled or attend public, private or charter schools in Chandler are encouraged to participate in the City’s Annual Environmental Art Contest.

Recycling and Trash Collection Best Practices

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.

Contact Us

Solid Waste Services

Customer Service Representatives are available
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.