The following resources will help you participate in Recycle-Bowl.
Perhaps you are a parent with children in two different schools or you are a community wide recycling coordinator that provides recycling services to multiple schools, you can now register more than one school using one login email address. A How-To Guide can be found here. If you are new to the Re-TRAC Connect database, you will first need to make an account however.
If a school intends to use volume-to-weight conversion factors to estimate certain material types, it should review the official conversion factors provided by Recycle-Bowl. Click here for a link to the 2012 Conversion Factor formulas.
The following resources will help your school start or improve upon its recycling program.
This guide by Dr. J. Winston Porter was written for Keep America Beautiful in May of 2007. It was created for a wide range of potential users, including administrators, teachers, and students, as well as many different types and sizes of schools, ranging from middle schools through community colleges. Sections include: Getting to Know Your Trash, Markets for Recyclables, Determining What to Collect in your Recycling Program, Setting Up Your Program and Educational Activities.
The NC Division of Environmental Assistance and Outreach has decals available for download. Elementary schools would like the Recycle-Guys campaign decals and middle and high schools would like the RE3.org campaign decals.
Look for ways to get containers donated. Examples include:
This spreadsheet lists various recycling bin vendors.