The Solid Waste Management District currently contracts with GT Environmental, Inc. of Westerville, Ohio to provide a local education specialist, Wanda Schaad of Belpre, in an effort to disseminate information about the benefits of solid waste reduction, recycling, and the proper methods of management for solid waste generated in the home and businesses.

Education Program Information

This program is designed to provide information about the benefits of recycling and proper solid waste disposal methods available throughout the District. The curriculum is available to grades 5 – 12 in all private and public schools located in the District. The education specialist also has presentations geared to Pre School through grade 4.

Curriculum has been developed that complies with state standardized achievement testing requirements. In addition to this, the District provides funding for local students to visit recycling centers, solid waste transfer stations & landfills, and local manufacturing companies that produce consumer products from recyclable material feedstock.

Education Contacts

If you are interested in having this available to your classroom please contact the Ms. Schaad or the District at the following:

Wanda Schaad
GT Environmental, Inc.
5936 Veto Road
Belpre, OH 45714
(740) 336-2469

SouthEastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management District 46049 Marietta Road, Suite 6
Caldwell, OH 43724
(740) 732-5493 or (800) 860-8103