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Waste collection strike

A strike is affecting waste collection in some areas of Peel. There may be delays to curbside waste collection. Check if you're affected


Waste education resources

Learn about the 3 R's, proper sorting, and other topics related to waste management.

These programs and resources are interactive, curriculum-connected, and are appropriate for teaching in-class and online learning. Most programs and resources can be completed within a class period and will help support EcoSchools certification.

Waste management basics

Download this package to get your class started on learning where waste goes.

Email Waste Education for any questions about a lesson plan or the other resources.

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Resources and lesson plans

Kindergarten and Grade 1 lesson plans

An introduction to waste management.

Primary division

Activity sheets, online games, videos, and lesson plans for Grades K to 3.

Junior division

Activity sheets, videos, and lesson plans for Grades 4 to 6.

Intermediate division

Activity sheets, videos, and lesson plans for Grades 7 and 8.

Workshops, games, and other resources

Additional hands-on and online learning activities for Grades K to 8.

Secondary school

Lesson plans for Grades 9 to 12.