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Environmental Education

​The Environmental Education Program helps inspire individuals to take active roles in reducing, reusing and recycling at home and at school for a healthy tomorrow.

This program does not apply to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia.

​Elementary Schools (Grades 1-8)

Elementary school presentation

During the presentation students will learn the importance of the 3Rs, how waste and compost are recycled, the role waste plays in every day life, the impact of individual actions, and how to generate less waste at school and at home. The presentation is 30 minutes.

Secondary Schools

Students will learn about waste management, the recycling process, steam contamination, composting, diversion programs, the role waste plays in every day life, the impact of individual actions and landfill operations. ​The presentation is 30 to 45 minutes.

Group of secondary students

Community Groups

Community Groups

We offer presentations for youth, service, cultural and religious clubs and organizations. During the presentation waste reduction techniques will be discussed, as well as the recycling and landfilling process.

If you are interested in booking a presentation with one of our waste experts, please​ contact info@simcoe.ca or call 1-800-263-3199​