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Community Services Alachua County Recycles offer FREE programs to community groups that are interested in learning about solid waste management practices in Alachua County. Your organization can invite our staff to festivals, fairs, meetings or other events to present our characters and other programs or resources. Also, compost bins are available for your group or home gardening. To reach Alachua County Recycles for a program or service, call (352) 374-5213 or email [email protected] Characters & Mascots COMPOST KIDCompost Kid educates children of all ages on the process of composting - both in nature and the composting bin. Waste Alternatives staff will set up a free wire compost bin. THE WASTE WATCHER Alachua County’s enviro-hero can make a cameo appearance as part of our recycling program. Or he can make a special appearance at an event or festival. LITTER PAL Litter Pal's theatrical/educational awareness lesson on litter prevention is adored by children grade levels pre K - 2. Each 15- minute performance is accompanied by resource and activity materials. To reach the Waste Watchers for a program or service, call (352) 374-5213 or email [email protected] Programs S.M.A.R.T. SHOPPER Save Money And Reduce Trash! This program allows community organizations to explore the concepts of source reduction through hands-on shopping activities. HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE Offered through the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department, this program offers important information on the proper handling of household hazardous waste for grades preK-12. LEVEDA BROWN ENVIRONMENTAL PARK AND TRANSFER STATION TOUR People of all ages benefit from this tour of Alachua County's Transfer Station, recycling center, composter, household hazardous waste center and resource recovery area. COMPOST A Waste Alternative Specialist educates children of all ages on the process of composting - both in nature and the composting bin. Waste Alternatives staff will set up a free wire compost bin. Resources REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, RECOVER The 4Rs Curriculum is available for integrating solid waste themes into activities. Educator's training available through the Waste Alternatives office. RESOURCES COLLECTION Visit our Resource Collection to find books, videos, and other learning materials for research or classroom use. Located in the Office of Waste Alternatives, at the Public Works Department in Hague. COMPOST BINS FREE wire compost bins are available to help set up or enhance existing community composting projects. Especially good for community organizations with garden projects! To reach the Waste Watchers for a program or service contact theWasteWatcher.com on Facebook.
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