Jackson County Health Department

Promoting Health, Preventing Illness, Protecting our Environment and Preparing for Emergencies

What are the recycling activities for the school recycling education program?


Schools are encouraged to participate in as many of these activities as they like.

  • Book swap
  • Little Free Library
  • Grocery bag art
  • Litter clean-up
  • Locker or desk clean out
  • Phone book collection
  • Recycling for the Birds
  • Recycling skit
  • Trashformations
  • Waste audit
  • Waste-free lunch

Please call Kerri Gale at 618-684-3143, ext. 136 if you think your school is already doing something that might qualify as a recycling activity.

(Click here for the activity report form) — submit by email, fax or mail.




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Murphysboro, IL 62966

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