Regional Solid Waste System Educational Programs
The Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System (SCRSWS) offers a variety of educational services and presentations for teachers and students in school districts of jurisdictions participating in the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System. View the Solid Waste Education Brochure to view all of the education opportunities offered by the SCRSWS.
Kris Major, the Education Coordinator for the City of Spokane and the Spokane County Regional Solid Waste System, coordinates the offered classroom activities and can be contacted by email or by phone at 509-625-6521. Some of the education opportunities include:
- Classroom Presentations: View the Solid Waste Education Brochure to view all of the education opportunities offered by the SCRSWS.
- Waste to Energy Facility Tours: Because in-person tours are not being offered at this time due to COVID-19 concerns, take this 12-minute virtual tour and look around, literally all around, the City's Waste to Energy facility. This new tour offers a 360 degree viewing experience for those interested in learning how waste is managed in Spokane. You can also see what the inside of a boiler looks like!
- Composting in the Schools: Food-cycling: Scrappy Goes to School. View the How-To Video for food scrap collection tips.
- School Recycling Resource Newsletter: You can view issues of our School Recycling Newsletter in the Archive Center.
Other Educational Outreach Programs
For additional education and outreach program information, visit the City of Spokane's Waste to Energy (WTE) Facility education website.