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Tri-County Resource & Waste Management Council - Bringing Solid Waste Management and Education to Rural Communities

Landfills: Design and Purpose

Meets goals 4A, 4B, 22B, 22C - Power Point

Enviro-Scape Landfill Model (educational model)
A plastic tabletop model with tubing, nozzles, "garbage" sponges, buildings and trucks. Kids can see how easy our groundwater is contaminated by old-style dumps and careless disposal of waste. Shows how the new subtitle-D secured landfills are constructed and how they prevent contamination.

Other Educational Resources

Recycling: Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why
Story Time: Stories and Talks with the 3Rs Theme
Shopping: The Choices We Make
Aluminum Recycling: Resource and Energy Savings
Mini Materials Recovery Facility (MRF): How Recycling Works
Garbage and Health
Closing the Loop: Buy Recycled
Landfills: Design and Purpose
Environmental and Solid Waste Legislation
How Things Recycle: Composting and Vermi-Composting
Paper Recycling
My Environment - for Pre-K to Grade 1
A Short History of Trash
Glass Recycling
Art and Activity Books
Tri-County Regional
Collection Facility
510 North Pearl St.
Macomb, Illinois
Phone: 309-331-4782 or 309-836-5926