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Invite Us To Your School / Community Group!

Just a reminder to all elementary school teachers and community groups that the Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority has a variety of excellent educational and interactive presentations available for your school or community group.

Presentations stress the importance of waste reduction through recycling, physics, science & technology, geography, environmental stewardship and the mathematics of garbage.

To schedule a presentation, or have your current recycling program updated,  please call: 519-776-6441 ext. 1395. This service is only available to schools and community groups in the Windsor / Essex County school district in Ontario, Canada.

Presentation Criteria

  1. Presentations are ONLY scheduled between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesdays.
  2. Presentations are one hour long.
  3. Groups MUST be larger than 30 people.
  4. School presentations will not be offered to the whole school ONLY grades 4 through 8.
  5. Schools can book a presentation every other year – not yearly.
  6. Schools that attended the Children’s Water Festival are not allowed to book a presentation for the year they attended the festival.

The following interactive presentations are available FREE of charge to all elementary schools and community groups! 

Why Should I Recycle?: 
This all-encompassing presentation covers: the decomposition rates of common pieces of garbage, there is no such thing as away, benefits of recycling, our worldwide plastic addiction, and what can and cannot be recycled.

Nature Challenge!
Kids/Adults have to choose any three out of ten actions presented and incorporate them into their lifestyle. The actions are simple but have a huge positive impact on the state of our environment.  This is a great presentation to celebrate Earth Day!