Environmental Services has a number of ongoing, special programs, which include:
- Learn the ins and outs of how to reduce waste, recycle, and compost, and then put that learning into use.
- This 1/3 mile trail at the Salem-Keizer Recycling & Transfer Station is a great learning activity for young and old alike. See the map and teacher's guide for information in addition to the link above.
- This free program provides guidance to businesses on how to save money through reducing waste and saving energy and water. In addition, business with a demonstrated commitment to sustainablity can earn EarthWISE certification.
- Oregon Green Schools Association is a network of nearly 300 K-12 schools throughout Oregon that have programs in place to reduce waste, recycle, and to conserve energy and water. The program is free! If your school is within Marion County, contact
Bailey Payne .
- There are several organizations in and around Marion County that are doing environmentally related projects. Many of these organizations have volunteer and educational opportunities available.