Clean City Classroom

When you become a Clean City Classroom educator, you can teach youth about the best ways to handle waste. We'll provide you lesson plans and materials at no cost.


The Clean City Classroom program provides free lesson plans to educate youth. From teachers, to day care providers, to after school programs, or families, anyone can use this program.

The curriculum covers a variety of waste topics from awareness to reduction, including:

  • Litter prevention
  • Managing waste in Minneapolis
  • Waste reduction
  • Recycling
  • Composting
  • Understanding plastics

Sign up to be a Clean City Classroom educator


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Supplemental resources and activities

Contact us

Recycling Coordinator

Solid Waste & Recycling





Eastside Maintenance Facility
2635 University Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday

This building is closed to the public.