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​Recycling L​esson Plans

School and Kids Recycle Corner

Mecklenburg County encourages all CMS, private, and charter schools to incorporate recycling lesson plans into their curricula.  Take a minute to look through the free lesson plans found at the web links below to get tips and ideas for classroom exercises that keep students involved with recycling year around.  We always want you to remember to "Be Cool! Recycle in School!"

K-2nd Grades
It's Natural
Get It Together
Angry Animals

3rd-4th Grades

A Paperless Trail

Everything Old Is New Again
What Goes Around
Nature's Cycle
Simulated Landfills

5th-6th Grades
What Can We Do?
Where Does It Go From Here?
From the Cradle To The Grave
The Case Of The Missing Trash Can

7th-12th Grades
3-R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Reducing Waste In The Home Environment
Plastics Density
A Look At Aluminum


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2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208


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