Solid Waste School Programs & Presentations

Curriculum-Linked Resources for Educators

Earth Day Every Day Curriculum Kits

School District 71 and Comox-Strathcona Waste Management have come together for a collaborative project to create resources for students and educators about solid waste management in the Comox Strathcona region.  The purpose of this project is to share ways that we can be mindful about what we put into the landfill to ensure its life is extended as much as possible. While experienced environmental educators working for the regional district share their dynamic work in classrooms across districts, this project offers additional ways of promoting sustainable practices.

Two inquiry units were the result of this collaboration; one for primary grades, and one for intermediate. They offer a selection of activities, videos, books, and websites as a menu for educators to initiate inquiries in their classrooms.

You can access these kits for download here:

Earth Day Every Day - Grades K- 3

 Earth Day Every Day - Grades 4-6

Educators in each district can also contact their respective resource centres for access to kits which include a copy of these educator guides, as well as supporting books and resources.