Department of Public Works
dpw.lacounty.gov
Generation Earth for Teachers: Environmental Education and Resources in Los Angeles County

Field Trip Ideas

A field trip with your students helps them to engage beyond the school campus. It provides a hands-on experience for students to explore local environmental issues and see for themselves the "bigger picture". The following list provides suggested field trip locations in Los Angeles County, along with contact information:

Waste Related Field Trips

BURBANK RECYCLE CENTER
Student tours
500 Flower Street
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 238-3900
www.burbankrecycle.org

DONALD C. TILLMAN WATER RECLAMATION PLANT/JAPANESE GARDEN
Student tours
6100 Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 778-4138
www.lasewers.org/treatment_plants/tillman/

HYPERION TREATMENT PLANT
Student tours
12000 Vista del Mar
Playa del Rey, CA 90293
(310) 648-5363
www.lasewers.org/treatment_plants/hyperion/tour/index.htm

LOS ANGELES-GLENDALE WATER RECLAMATION PLANT
Student tours
4600 Colorado Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(213) 972-1305
www.lasewers.org/treatment_plants/la_glendale/index.htm

LAS VIRGENES MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT
Student tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays: Las Virgenes Reservoir & Westlake Filtration Plant, Tapia Water Reclamation Facility, and Rancho Las Virgenes Composting Facility
4232 Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
(818) 251-2100
www.LVMWD.com

SANITATION DISTRICTS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Student tours of Puente Hills Landfill and Wastewater Treatment Plant
1955 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 699-7411
www.lacsd.org

SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY RECYCLING CENTER
Student tours
2411 Delaware Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 458-8916
www.santa-monica.org/epd/residents/Education/fieldtrip.htm



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