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 Youth Education

Environmental Defenders

The Environmental Defenders Program is a 30-minute, high energy assembly program that is free to all elementary schools in L.A. County. This dynamic, music driven show is proven to inspire students to take action and do more to protect the environment. Topics covered include Solid Waste, the Four R's (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rethink), Stormwater Pollution Prevention, Household Hazardous Waste and Water Conservation. An interactive website, EnvironmentalDefendersLA.com, extends learning beyond the classroom. This program is a favorite of teachers and students alike!

Generation Earth

The Generation Earth program provides development training and personalized support to secondary school teachers and students. It encourages those who want to make a difference in their local environment by creating campus eco-projects.

Resources

Read our Top Ten Ways to Reduce Waste when buying school supplies for your children.

The California Education and the Environment Initiative provides standard-based K-12 teaching curriculum, free teacher training workshops, information, and assistance for schools and districts that want to do more to protect the environment.

Environmental Ambassador Pilot Program

CalRecycle's Environmental Ambassador Pilot program brings environmental education home to students and school staff by promoting sustainable elementary and secondary school programs.

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