This paper evaluates an organics and recycling program in a large urban school district over a three year period 2010-2013. Student researcher evaluates the effectiveness on organics and recycling via a K-12 program. Is the school district closer to reaching its organics and recycling goals? What are the cost savings to the school district? What are the best practices from other schools in the United States? District waste is compiled over a course of three years and analyzed. An on-line data tracking system was created to evaluate the program. Student creates recommendations for maximizing cost savings to the district and benefits to the environment.
|Commitee:||Prest, Gayle, Wetzel, Melanie|
|School Location:||United States -- Arizona|
|Source:||MAI 53/01M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Environmental education, Education Policy, Sustainability, Environmental science|
|Keywords:||Diversion rates, Environmental studies, Organics, Public schools, Recycling, Sustainability|
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