Recycling Lesson Plans

Department of Environmental Protection

The following lesson plans were prepared Carl Hursh by the Bureau of Land Recycling and Waste Management to illustrate a variety of recycling concepts for grades Kindergarten through 12. Each lesson plan is marked for its intended grade level.

Waste- Where Does It Come From? Where Does It Go? (Grades K-12)

Litter Detectives (Grades K-12)

Classroom Paper Recycling (Grades 6-12)

Recycling Survey (Grades K-12)

Disposal and Recycling Costs (Grades 6-12)

Composting Project (Grades 6-12)

Motor Oil Recycling (Grades 4-12)

Unwrapping Packaging (Grades 4-12)