Every classroom in Horry County public schools has the opportunity and should be recycling paper through the SWA's Classroom Paper Recycling Program. Each school is provided with classroom recycling bins and designated roll carts for free from the SWA. Each classroom should have one recycling bin, in which students can easily recycle classroom paper. Newspapers should be recycled separately from classroom paper.
Schools produce a lot of waste, a lot that is recycled. Every school has at least one 8-yard dumpster for recycling the following materials:
The SWA landfill and recycling facilities are available for free tours to all groups and organizations. Groups larger than 12 individuals must be able to provide their own multi-passenger vehicle, such as a bus. Tours typically last about two hours and are available during operating hours only. To request a tour, please submit the PDF Request Form below. You may either email the completed form as an attachment or print it to fax/mail it us. (Please note: due to recent security enhancements in Adobe PDF documents, online PDF submission may not work properly. Please email, fax, or mail the completed form.)
Public School Request Form (Horry County Public Schools)
Facility Tour Request Form (Non-Public Schools, Groups and Organizations)
The Public Education staff can provide a recycling and waste reduction presentation to your business or organization in Horry County, SC. Presentations typically last between 30-45 minutes.
To request a presentation, please submit the Educational Presentation Request Form online or print it and fax/mail it us. Please note: Adobe Reader version 8 or above is required to submit the form online.
The SWA offers grant funding to schools in the Horry County School System for environmental education projects. Every year, schools are eligible to receive up to $250 for an environmental project.
School Grant Application Form (Horry County Public Schools)
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