Educational activities are a way to supplement lessons taught in the classroom.They are also a way of bringing environmental education outside of the classroom and into extracurricular activities. In this section, students will find fun activities and project ideas to learn more about waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. Teachers and troop leaders will find activity guides, games, art projects, and other educational material to help increase environmental awareness. 

Check out these fun and interactive recycling games!

Recycle Roundup

Help clean up the park! Your job is to sort the stuff people throw away and put it in the proper bin. Source: National Geographic Kids

Super Sorter

Your goal is to sort all of the materials so that they can be reused into something new and valuable. Source: Keep America Beautiful also has a downloadable Kid's Recycling Guide that features coloring pages, word finds, quizzes and more!



Contact Us

City Education Department
13713 Frontier Court
Burnsville, MN 55337-3817
Phone: 952-895-4559

Dakota Valley Recycling

DVR is the partnership recycling department for the Cities of Apple Valley, BurnsvilleEagan and Lakeville that connects residents and businesses to recycling, composting and waste disposal information.

DVR is not a drop off facility and does not accept any materials for recycling.