Follow the steps and utilize the resources below to get your recycling program started:
Step 1: Create ACCOUNTABILITY
Principal or Principal’s Delegate (e.g. AP): Fill out online Principal Delegate Form.
Step 2: Confirm SERVICES
Step 3: Establish COLLECTION Procedures
Foreman/DSL (and education lead if students involved): Determine a mutually agreed upon Collection Standard Operating Procedures and post in custodial office.
Step 4: Set up SUPPLIES
Step 5: Establish that SORTING is responsibility of all staff and students
Principal or Principal's Delegate: Email DCPS Recycles! Memo to all staff and present editable DCPS Recycles! All Staff Presentation at staff meeting. For best results: Work with educator lead(s) throughout the year to remind staff and students why and how to sort correctly. Connect with Teacher & Environmental Educator Resources and consider participating in our Competitions and Challenges.
Download the “5 Steps to Recycle Right” pdf here.