Each FC school has a school-based green program. Because of the generosity of Partners in Education, such as Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), schools have a way to earn recognition for their efforts. Every school is encouraged to have a KFCB Green School (GS) Coordinator. The GS Coordinator is the person who received updates and communication from KFCB and typically the person who fills out the GS application. For more information about GS coordinator call 770 205-4573 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Recycling is a big part of the KFCB Green School Program. Since 2011, as a way to support and encourage recycling the Forsyth County Board of Education has included recycling in its waste contract.
All schools have a recycling dumpster available to them with one monthly pickup at no charge. Additional pickups can be arranged on an individual school basis for a fee of $25 per pickup.
To receive your bin or arrange for additional pickups please contact Roxanne Ward at Republic services email@example.com or 678 963-2873 . For more information on Republic Services, please click here.
Plastic and cardboard: Schools may recycle these items for FREE at one of the county’s recycling centers or at Old Atlanta Recycling.
KFCB Staff offers educational presentations in the areas of water quality and solid waste. The most popular water quality presentation is Enviroscape. Through the use of a large interactive table top model, students learn how pollutants in storm water run-off affects water quality. Learning objective include identifying pollutants and best management practices to minimize.
There are several other water quality presentations that can be tailored to fit your group size, age and ability. Contact Kevin Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 678 513-5892 to schedule a water quality presentation.
Recycling & Solid Waste presentations cover daily choices we make regarding the waste we generate and the affect each choice has on our environment. Possible topics include: litter, recycling, landfill, reduce and reuse. Presentations that can be tailored to fit your group size, age and ability. Contact Tammy Wright at email@example.com or call 678 965-7130 to schedule a recycling and solid waste presentation.
VOLUNTEERING / SERVICE LEARNING
KFCB offers many opportunities for volunteering or environmental service learning. Visit the volunteer page at Keepforsythcountybeautiful.org for more info on how your school can get involved.