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Internet Location:http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/education/pdfs/svclearn.pdf
RCRA Online Number:50658
Title:Service-Learning: Education Beyond the Classroom
Document Date:09/01/2002
Description:Service learning projects enable students to learn through community service and volunteer activities. This booklet describes how students across the country are gaining hands-on awareness of waste reduction, recycling, and composting, through solid waste service-learning projects. Service-learning, an educational experience that combines knowledge with service and personal reflection, is teaching kindergarten through 12th-grade students various aspects of safe solid waste management, such as reducing household hazardous waste and buying recycled-content products. This booklet contains 17 profiles of school-based and community projects. Contacts and additional resources are also included to provide information on how to start a solid waste service-learning program.
Topics:Household Hazardous Waste, Recycling
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EPA Publication Number:530-K-02-001
NTIS Number:NA
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Non-Regulatory Guidance:No

 

 
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