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Recycling: Facility Tour

Observe the fascinating combination of physics, technology, and people sorting and baling mixed recyclables before heading to the mills to be made into new products. Learn the details of what can be recycled, why some things cannot, what companies buy each commodity, and what they will become.

5th grade only.  Minimum of 15 participants required.

Standards: B.4.8, B.4.9, B.4.11,B.4.12,C.4.1,D.4.5,D.4.6, 5-ESS3-1
Duration: 90 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: City of Milwaukee/Waukesha County Recycling Facility (MRF) - 1401 W Mount Vernon Ave, Milwaukee

Grade 4-5 program listing