All schools located in Fairfax County are required to collect mixed paper and cardboard separately for recycling. Learn how to set up a recycling program at school. In the meantime, you can take materials to a recycling drop-off center. As always, we encourage everyone to buy recycled products.
Educational Resources for Teachers
- Fairfax County solid waste management professionals are available as guest speakers. They can also assist you in setting up a recycling program at your school. Call 703-324-5230, TTY 711 for more information.
- Elementary teachers may take their students to see waste management in action on a 45-minute tour of the I-66 Transfer Station Complex, 4618 West Ox Road, Fairfax. The I-66 Transfer Station has an observation window with lots of movement, trash, brush grinding, hazardous waste collection and a recycling drop-off center. Call 703-631-1179, TTY 711 to schedule.
- Clean Fairfax Council offers educational workshops and games that are fun, informative and FREE! A description of program topics is provided online. To reserve an activity, call Jennifer Cole at 703-324-5471, TTY 711.