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The City of Lawrence Solid Waste Division offers outreach and education opportunities to all groups, and can do onsite presentations as well as tours of the Composting Facility or Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Each presentation and activity is tailored to meet the groups’ needs and interests. Outreach hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information or to set up an outreach, fill out the outreach request form, call 832-3032, or email recycling@lawrenceks.org.

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Outreach & Presentations

Our staff is available to give presentations at your school or meeting. We can present on recycling, hazardous waste, composting/vermicomposting, and other solid waste topics. Additionally, we are available to table at your public event.

*Schools – Presentations meet NGSS DCI: ESS3.A , ESS3.C , PS1.B , PS3.D

Facility Tours

The following sites are available for tours: Composting Facility and the Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Demonstration Areas

At the City’s Recycling Facility, the following demonstration areas are available for viewing: vermicomposting bin and a variety of outdoor composting bins. Presentations and workshops may be given at this facility.

Workshops & Classes

Compost 101

Our division hosts several¬†Composting classes per year. To be notified, sign up for ‘Trash & Recycling’ e-news at this link:¬†https://lawrenceks.org/subscriptions/.