Education / Tours

  1. School Education Programs

    The Solid Waste Authority (SWA) offers tours, field trips and resources for teachers that center on the importance of recycling and reducing waste.

  2. Community Education Programs

    The Solid Waste Authority’s (SWA) Education Outreach Program is actively involved in educating the public about the importance of recycling and reducing waste.

  3. Summer Camp Programs

    The SWA is available to help cities, nonprofits, schools and organizations integrate environmental education into their summer camps.

  4. Events Calendar

    Use our online calendar to find upcoming SWA events and activities.

  5. Educational Materials

    In order to maximize the benefit of the classroom environmental lessons and tours, the Authority has developed pre and post lesson plans to be utilized by the classroom teacher. These plans are grade specific and meet at least one of the Next-Generation Sunshine State Standard objectives.

  6. Celebrate America Recycles Day with the SWA!

    The SWA is hosting an event as part of America Recycles Day that includes a paper shred, home chemical drop-off and open house.

  7. SWA Soiree

    SWA Soiree Run Away 5K Event Page

  8. Related Links

    This is a listing of websites with information or education activities related to solid waste.

  9. Community Partners

    The SWA is a community resource and thus has many community partners. We are actively involved and partner with many different community programs in Palm Beach County.

  10. Education Directory

    Directory of the SWA's educational programming

  11. Come See Us At These Community Events

    The events at which the Solid Waste Authority will have a presence

  12. 3R Ambassador Program

    Information about our summer day camp.

  13. Coloring Contest

    SWA America Recycles Day Coloring Contest official coloring page download and Official Contest Rules

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