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Schools recycling resources

The following free resources are available to schools located in Hennepin County. Processing and filling orders may take longer than usual due to limited staff capacity and shipping delays. Please note that the shopping cart feature on this page times out after two hours. Be sure to submit your order within that time frame to avoid losing selections from your cart.

Recycling

Recycling at school guide thumbnail
Recycling at school guide

Size: 5.5" x 8.5"

A guide to what can be recycled at schools. Distribute to educate students and staff.

School recycling poster thumbnail
School recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts recyclable materials common in classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

School cafeteria recycling poster thumbnail
School cafeteria recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts recyclable materials common in school cafeterias.

School cafeteria recycling label thumbnail
School cafeteria recycling label

Size: 5" x 14"

Depicts recyclable materials common in cafeterias and common areas.

Horizontal recycling label thumbnail
Horizontal recycling label

Size: 11" x 5.5"

Depicts common recyclables. Good to use on sorting tables.

Small recycling label thumbnail
Small recycling label

Size: 3.88" x 3.88"

Use to label lids and recycling bins that are too small for larger labels.

No trash label thumbnail
No trash label

Size: 6" diameter

Use on any recycling containers or carts.

Dumpster recycling label thumbnail
Dumpster recycling label

Size: 17" x 11"

Use to identify recycling dumpsters and compactors.

Cardboard recycling label thumbnail
Cardboard recycling label

Size: 11” x 8.5”

Use on collection bins, dumpsters, or compactors for collecting cardboard only.

Cardboard recycling container label thumbnail
Cardboard recycling container label

Size: 5” x 14”

Use on collection bins, dumpsters, or compactors for collecting cardboard only.

Plastic bag and wrap recycling poster thumbnail
Plastic bag and wrap recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Use to identify collection areas and containers for recycling plastic bags and plastic film.

Plastic bag and wrap recycling container label thumbnail
Plastic bag and wrap recycling container label

Size: 5" x 14"

Use on collection containers for recycling plastic bags and plastic film.

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Recycling activity book

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Students learn about reducing, reusing, recycling and properly disposing of household hazardous waste.

Electronics and media recycling poster — large thumbnail
Electronics and media recycling poster — large

Size: 11" x 8.5"

Shows items accepted in most electronics and media recycling programs. Download only.

Electronics and media recycling poster — small thumbnail
Electronics and media recycling poster — small

Size: 11" x 5.5"

Shows items accepted in most electronics and media recycling programs. Download only.

Battery recycling poster — large thumbnail
Battery recycling poster — large

Size: 11" x 8.5"

Shows items accepted in most battery recycling programs. Download only.

Battery recycling poster — small thumbnail
Battery recycling poster — small

Size: 5.5" x 8.5"

Shows items accepted in most battery recycling porgrams. Download only.

Organics recycling

Organics recycling at school guide thumbnail
Organics recycling at school guide

Size: 5.5" x 8.5"

A guide to what can be put in organics recycling at schools. Distribute to educate students and staff.

School organics recycling poster thumbnail
School organics recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts compostable materials common in classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

School cafeteria organics recycling poster thumbnail
School cafeteria organics recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts compostable materials common in school cafeterias.

School cafeteria organics recycling label thumbnail
School cafeteria organics recycling label

Size: 5" x 14"

Depicts compostable materials common in school cafeterias.

Horizontal organics recycling label thumbnail
Horizontal organics recycling label

Size: 11" x 5.5"

Depicts common organics recycling items. Good to use on sorting tables.

Small organics recycling label thumbnail
Small organics recycling label

Size: 3.88" x 3.88"

Use to label lids and organics recycling bins that are too small for larger labels.

Detailed organics recycling poster thumbnail
Detailed organics recycling poster

Size: 11" x 17"

Large poster in English and Spanish that provides a detailed overview of compostable items.

Food-to-animals poster thumbnail
Food-to-animals poster

Size: 11" x 17"

Depicts food waste usually accepted for processing into feed for livestock. Download only.

Paper towels for organics recycling poster thumbnail
Paper towels for organics recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Use to identify collection areas bins for paper towels only.

Paper towels for organics recycling label thumbnail
Paper towels for organics recycling label

Size: 5" x 14"

Use to identify collection bins for paper towels only.

Paper towels for organics recycling wide label thumbnail
Paper towels for organics recycling wide label

Size: 11" x 5.5"

Use to identify collection bins for paper towels only.

Organics recycling dumpster label thumbnail
Organics recycling dumpster label

Size: 17" x 11"

Use to identify organics recycling dumpsters and compactors.

Waste reduction

Food Rescue — Prepared Foods Poster thumbnail
Food Rescue — Prepared Foods Poster

Size: 11" x 17"

Shows prepared foods that are accepted by most food rescue programs. Download only.

Food Rescue — Originally Packaged Foods Poster thumbnail
Food Rescue — Originally Packaged Foods Poster

Size: 11" x 17"

Shows originally packaged foods that are accepted by most food rescue programs. Download only.

Food rescue best practices guide thumbnail
Food rescue best practices guide

Size: 5.5" x 8.5"

Learn how to prevent waste through donating food and sharing tables at your school.

Sharing table sign: no refrigerated food thumbnail
Sharing table sign: no refrigerated food

Size: 11" x 8.5"

Print this sign yourself for use on sharing tables in your school. Download only.

Sharing table sign: no refrigerated food thumbnail
Sharing table sign: no refrigerated food

Size: 17" x 11"

Use this laminated sign on sharing tables in your school.

Sharing table sign: refrigerated items included thumbnail
Sharing table sign: refrigerated items included

Size: 11" x 8.5"

Print this sign yourself for use on sharing tables in your school. Download only.

Sharing table sign: refrigerated items included thumbnail
Sharing table sign: refrigerated items included

Size: 17" x 11"

Use this laminated sign on sharing tables in your school.

Sharing table sign: refrigerated items only  thumbnail
Sharing table sign: refrigerated items only

Size: 11" x 8.5"

Print this sign yourself for use on sharing tables in your school. Download only.

Share table sign: refrigerated items only thumbnail
Share table sign: refrigerated items only

Size: 17" x 11"

Use this laminated sign on sharing tables in your school.

Trash

School trash poster thumbnail
School trash poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts trash items common in cafeterias, classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

School trash label thumbnail
School trash label

Size: 5" x 14"

Depicts trash items common in cafeterias, classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

Horizontal trash label thumbnail
Horizontal trash label

Size: 11” x 5.5”

Depicts common trash items. Good to use on sorting tables.

Small trash label — red thumbnail
Small trash label — red

Size: 3.88" x 3.88"

Use to label lids and trash bins that are too small for larger labels.

Horizontal trash label - no recyclables, red thumbnail
Horizontal trash label - no recyclables, red

Size: 11" x 5.5"

Good to use on sorting tables.

Horizontal trash label - no recyclables or organics, red thumbnail
Horizontal trash label - no recyclables or organics, red

Size: 11" x 5.5"

Good to use on sorting tables.

School trash poster - gray thumbnail
School trash poster - gray

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Post at eye level. Use with label.

School trash label - gray thumbnail
School trash label - gray

Size: 5" x 14"

Put on containers. Use with poster.

Small trash label — gray thumbnail
Small trash label — gray

Size: 3.88" x 3.88"

Use to label lids and trash bins that are too small for larger labels.

Trash dumpster label thumbnail
Trash dumpster label

Size: 17" x 11"

Use to identify trash dumpsters and compactors.

Spanish signs and labels

Spanish school recycling poster thumbnail
Spanish school recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts recyclable materials common in classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

Spanish school recycling label thumbnail
Spanish school recycling label

Size: 5" x 14"

Depicts recyclable materials common in classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

Spanish small recycling label thumbnail
Spanish small recycling label

Size: 3.88" x 3.88"

Use to label lids and recycling bins that are too small for larger labels.

Spanish school cafeteria organics recycling poster thumbnail
Spanish school cafeteria organics recycling poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts compostable materials common in school cafeterias.

Spanish school cafeteria organics recycling label thumbnail
Spanish school cafeteria organics recycling label

Size: 5" x 14"

Depicts compostable materials common in school cafeterias.

Spanish small school organics recycling label thumbnail
Spanish small school organics recycling label

Size: 3.88" x 3.88"

Use to label lids and organics recycling bins that are too small for larger labels.

Spanish school trash poster thumbnail
Spanish school trash poster

Size: 8.5" x 11"

Depicts trash items common in cafeterias, classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

Spanish school trash label thumbnail
Spanish school trash label

Size: 5" x 14"

Depicts trash items common in cafeterias, classrooms, common areas, staff lounges, and offices.

Spanish small school trash label thumbnail
Spanish small school trash label

Size: 3.88" x 3.88"

Use to label lids and trash bins that are too small for larger labels.