Frederick County Recycling offers a variety of hands-on activities to county schools, clubs, scouts, homeschoolers and other groups. All activities are correlated to Virginia's Standards of Learning. Groups are also encouraged to tour the regional landfill.
Please telephone 665-5643, ext. 1 at least two weeks in advance. Lesson plans and environmental education support materials are available.
Check out this video for a quick exploration of the Frederick County Regional Landfill. It was prepared by a group of Millbrook High School seniors in cooperation with landfill and public works staff.
The cans, plastic bottles, paper and cardboard you recycle each day create raw materials for industry, not only sparing valuable recyclables from the trash, but creating jobs, reducing litter and saving natural resources. Here's how your old plastic bottles are made into new carpeting!