Recycling in Schools

BizRecycling works with preschools, K-12 and colleges and universities to set up recycling and organics infrastructure for classrooms and cafeterias. 

  • All private preschools and daycare centers.
  • K-12 Schools
    • Ramsey County: Charter schools with less than 250 students and all private schools. All other public schools are eligible for a school grant through Ramsey County. 
    • Washington County: All charter schools and all private schools.  
  • All private colleges and universities.

There are many ways to improve collections in school settings. Examples of past funded projects include:

  • Trash and recycling bins
  • Recycling education kits for preschoolers
  • Cafeteria sorting tables

For public schools in Ramsey County, please visit this Ramsey County webpage for more information on resources available. 

Washington County also provides technical assistance to help school districts set up or enhance recycling programs and a grant program for recycling containers and other program needs. Please call 651.430.6655 for information.