Recycling resources for schools

Browse through our downloadable school recycling resources to get started.

At TerraCycle, we believe that recycling and fundraising for your school shouldn’t be a feat. That’s why we’ve created these resources to help you get started. Whether you’re fundraising for new instruments, uniforms, calculators, or art supplies, we’re here to help you every step of the way. 



Getting your school involved 

This resource is great for getting ready to speak to administration and parent groups about starting a recycling collection station at your school. Learn about all the benefits of starting a recycling fundraiser with TerraCycle at your school!

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School fundraising participation guide

This is an all-encompassing guide on how recycling and fundraising with TerraCycle works. It covers everything from how to create an account to how to redeem your TerraCycle Recycling Rewards points.

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Fun classroom activities

These activities are the perfect addition to a lesson on recycling. Make recycling fun for students with this TerraCycle-themed word search, coloring page and collection station decoration kit! They’ll love learning about protecting our planet, and you’ll love the convenience of pre-made activities.

Download the coloring page →

Download the word search →

Download collection station decoration kit →


How to build a green team at your school

Building a green team at your school is a great way to keep your recycling goals on track. This guide will teach you all about what green teams do and help you build your own green team and keep it active at your school.

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Do-it-yourself activities

These fun DIY activities will teach your students how to turn trash into treasure and become expert upcyclers! Step-by-step instructions will guide you through turning common hard-to-recycle items into handy, fashionable accessories like wallets and bracelets.

DIY pen cap bracelet 

DIY single drink pouch wallet