SOCIAL IMPACT

Welcome to the Learning Hub — home to everything sustainability education — where you’ll learn how WM Recycling Facilities work, see technology in action (yes, robots), understand the inner workings of a landfill and more.

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Resources for a Better Planet

Teaching Resources

Fun activities and resources to teach kids about caring for the environment.

Recycled Art Activities

Introduce a fun exercise creating reusable art to emphasize waste reduction.

Elementary Curriculum Overview

Provide kids with interactive learning opportunities that focus on proper recycling habits with the Recycle Right® Elementary Curriculum.

Curriculum Grades K-2

Find engaging and fun lessons, activities and handouts tailored for children in grades K-2.

Curriculum Grades 3-5

Find engaging and fun lessons, activities and handouts tailored for children in grades 3-5.

Curriculum Grades 4-5

Find engaging and fun lessons, activities and handouts tailored for children in grades 4-5.

Facts & Fun

Resources to help people of all ages have fun while learning about sustainability.

Recycle Old Shirts Through Tie Dye

Get instructions for recycling old shirts into tie-dye treasures.

Make Your Own Flexagon

Have some fun with your own recycling-themed paper toy.

Make Your Own WM Truck Costume

Kids everywhere go crazy for WM trucks. This DIY WM costume is sure to be a hit with your little one.

The Life Cycle of Recycling

Check out this handy graphic to understand how used recyclables find new life.

Single Stream

"Single stream" refers to collecting various types of recyclable materials in a single container. Here's how it works.

The Big Apple

Learn how WM's CORe® technology is helping New York City reduce the amount of organic waste sent to landfills while also producing a reliable source of clean energy.

WM Video Center

Live-action learning and inspiration

Recycle Right®

Recycle Right®

Other Resources

Sustainability Reporting

Sustainable Technology

Environmental Protection Agency