Speaker - Solid Waste Education and Communication Coordinator, Bev Wagner, is available to speak to your group on topics such as waste reduction, home and business recycling, composting, household hazardous materials, landfilling or other solid waste topics. From preschoolers through adults, our programs can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your gorup. If you would like more information, email or call 563-588-7933.
DMASWA has education materials available ranging from brohures and books to DVDs and curriculum supplements. With these materials you can learn almost everything you want to know about composting, solid waste reduction, ground water contamination, hazardous materials disposal, recycling, polluiton prevention and many more topics. To learn more, call 563-588-7933 or email the Education Coordinator.
Recycling at School - DMASWA provides recycling bins to schools in Dubuque County. Recycling is a great way for schools to do their part in reducing the amount of waste sent to the DMASWA Landfill while teaching students about environmental stewardship. For more information, or assistance with improving recycling in your school, contact us today.
Teacher Learning Opportunities - The DMASWA Education Office works closely with the University of Northern Iowa's Center for Energy and Environmental Education. They provide workshops, lesson plans, books and other educational resources.
Keep Iowa Beautiful Teaching Kits - These kits offer lesson plans that combine industry best practices and educational research to provide engaging activities for classrooms, afterschool and summer programs. Kits are linked to the Iowa Core and NGSS. If you are interested, you can learn more here.