Education and Outreach

With “social distancing” protocol due to COVID-19, we continue to share a variety of virtual learning educational activities and resources daily on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest

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.

It’s Spring Break for many is our region. Follow us on Facebook as Denise Gammon our Recycling Education and Outreach Specialist encourages REusing a cardboard box while reading a great picture book by Jane Yolen/ /Illustrated by Chris Sheban (we do not own rights to this book). 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.  
  • Check out our list resources below, too.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Special Patch Program