Education and Outreach

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CVWMA Education and Outreach Programs

We’re all about recycling education and outreach.  Learn more about our education programs, click here.

CVWMA Earth Day Education Tool Kit

Visit our Earth Day 2021 webpage. Feel free to use any  of great tools we’ve compiled to encourage reduce, reuse, repurpose, and to recycle right  for a wide range of audiences.

CVWMA's Kids Page

Check out our Kids Page. This interactive web site is designed to teach you about the importance of waste reduction, recycling, and solid waste management (or how we take care of our garbage). Many materials that we use everyday can be reused and recycled. Explore the links below to learn more about recycling and ways you can reduce the amount of trash you throw away.

Summer Reading and CVWMA- June Feature

Summer Reading and CVWMA. Enjoy listening to Denise Gammon, our Recycling Education and Outreach Specialist as she shares our June book feature – Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett ( * we do not own rights to this book). Use some leftover cardboard and yarn to create a fun #diy yarn bird craft.

Looking for ways to REuse basic household recyclables?  Follow us on Pinterest for lots of reuse resources. We hope you will share pictures of #diy #kidscando creations.

Journey To the MRF

CVWMA staff worked with TFC Recycling, Richmond Flying Squirrels (Nutzy),  R3, Jonathan Austin and Matt McClain, CBS 6 to create this video/virtual “field trip” inside TFC’s Material Recovery Facility (or MRF) located in Chester, VA.  Watch video.  
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Special Patch Program