School Programs

Marin Sanitary School Programs

We love working with kids and believe that no child is too young to start learning environmental stewardship. We also know that money is tight at schools everywhere and we want to help you conserve your resources!

Our comprehensive 4R Planet Educational Program provides educational lessons, assemblies, assessments and recommendations to help you develop and implement a comprehensive Waste Management plan at your school.

We also encourage schools to visit us for a facility tour. The kids love the hustle-and-bustle of our working facility, not to mention the “ick-factor” of the materials we process. And through all that fun, they learn about sustainability through reducing, reusing, recycling, and composting garbage, conserving our resources, and making better purchasing choices.

Why is Waste Management Important For Your School?

  • It benefits the earth — less waste, less material sent to the landfill, and conservation of resources.
  • It benefits the kids — learning environmental stewardship and invaluable leadership skills.
  • It benefits the school — saving money, better utilization of resources, and it can even be source of revenue!

4R Planet Educational Program

Marin Sanitary 4R Planet Educational Programs

We are in a unique position to provide complete recycling collection combined with an educational opportunity for any school or classroom (K-12 or college) interested in participating. Our goal is to educate, equip and empower districts, individual schools and/or classrooms to develop comprehensive waste reduction and recycling plans.


Together, your school and Marin Sanitary Service can partner to help Marin reach the Zero Waste goals by 2025 and continue to be leaders in the waste reduction movement!


Download detailed information about the 4R Planet Program.


Downloadable fact sheets, infographics, posters and resource links.


Help our county save valuable resources and provide lifelong lessons to our students by becoming a certified Zero Waste School.  


Let us help start a recycling or composting program at your school. Contact a Schools Recycling Coordinator today.

You may also call our office Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at (415) 458-5539.

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