Waukesha County

Recycling: Facility Tour*

1.5 hours

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.

Minimum of 15 participants required.

This is a Community Connections, Impacts & Actions Collaborative Curriculum program hosted by Waukesha County. 

Program Request

Standards: B.12.13, B.12.21, C.12.1, D.12.2, E.12.3
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 9-12 program listing