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Talking Trash in Tucson

Grades: 6th - 8th

Welcome to Talking Trash in Tucson, a three-part recycling education program designed for 6th-8th grade students in the City of Tucson. Students learn about the Do More Blue recycling program, the 3Rs and waste diversion, and how to take action to make a difference in their decisions related to the waste they generate. Talking Trash in Tucson includes a pre-visit lesson, a hands-on and interactive classroom presentation (designed to fit into a typical 50-60 minute classroom period), and a post-visit lesson, all aligned with ADE standards. Students can enter the Do More Blue Everyday poster contest in which the winning entry is enlarged and displayed on a City of Tucson collection truck. Talking Trash in Tucson is sponsored by City of Tucson Environmental Services and offered free of charge to schools located with the Tucson city limits.

To schedule Talking Trash in Tucson for your 6th-8th grade students, contact Debbie Gevirtzman at or 520-670-1442.