Let's Stop Waste At School

To help your school start or improve a waste reduction and recycling program, Hamilton County R3Source provides free technical assistance through Let's Stop Waste at School. A Hamilton County R3Source representative can meet with principals, teachers, students, facility managers, custodians, and PTAs to help you design a waste reduction and recycling program that is right for your school.


Once you have committed to starting a program, complete the Let's Stop Waste at School Registration Form and School Recycling Plan Worksheet (PDF). R3Source will provide the following services:

Email Cher Mohring or call 513-946-7737 to learn more about how Let's Stop Waste at Schools can help you reduce waste and save money. Please include your school's name and address.

Reducing Waste

Reducing waste at school instills a culture of responsible waste management while helping schools reduce their waste bill.


Your school receives coordination of recycling services with your waste hauler; staff and faculty training; and indoor recycling containers (based on availability). Learn about setting up a recycling program at your school.


You can transform fruit and vegetable scraps from school lunches and other organic material, like leaves and plant clippings, into nutrient-rich compost. Explore the different options for composting at school.