Community Relations & Outreach
The Water Division is active in the community through our water education program, which includes Water Conservation Program classroom presentations, outreach educational information, speaker’s bureau presentations, and water tours. Community educational outreach events allow us an opportunity to keep customers in the Fresno service area up to date on water use information, and provide the customer a forum to discuss concerns or to offer recommendations.
The Recycling Program staff of the City of Fresno are pleased to offer the opportunity to schedule a presentation or participate in a community outreach event, located within the city of Fresno. To make arrangements, please click here or call the Recycling Hotline at (559) 621-1111.
Recycling presentations are available to pre-k,elementary, middle schools, high schools and colleges, within the City of Fresno. Interactive and entertaining presentations cover information on recycling, resource conservation, and protection of the environment. Students will learn about the importance of recycling and resources available in Fresno. Our staff is happy to work with you and help you relate the information and materials to your curriculum.
Time will vary depending on the type of presentation. For young children the presentation will take about 20 minutes, while other presentations can take between 45 minutes to an hour. Handouts, videos and visual aides are used to reinforce the information. There is no presentation fee and all handouts are free!
The program is funded by the City of Fresno and various state grants. It Focuses on the following areas of recycling:
- Beverage Container Recycling
- Used Motor Oil and Oil Filter Recycling
- Green, Gray and Blue Carts
- Household Hazardous Waste
COMMUNITY SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
Recycling Program staff are available to make presentations to community service organizations within the city of Fresno. Topics include recycling,resource conservation, and protection of the environment. To schedule a presentation, please e-mail us or call the Recycling Hotline at (559) 621-1111.
COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL EVENTS
As part of our goal to educate the residents of the City of Fresno about recycling and protecting our natural resources, Recycling Program staff are available to participate in outreach events to promote environmental awareness. The staff is also available to attend community-wide school events such as science fairs, career days and Earth Day events located within the city of Fresno. For more information, or to schedule a presentation or event, please e-mail us or call the Recycling Hotline at (559) 621-1111.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS
Educational Packets – includes information on Solid Waste, Recycling, Green Waste, and Hazardous Waste services and opportunities throughout the City of Fresno.
“Closing the Loop” Curriculum (grades K – 6) – provides current and accurate waste management information. Enables students to get involved with hands-on action-oriented projects. (Available online at www.CalRecycle.ca.gov).
To contact the City of Fresno Recycling Program, please call (559) 621-1111.