Many school districts in St. Louis County have gone single-stream! If you want to know how you can get a single-stream (commingled) recycling program up and running at your school, see our step-by-step guide.

SSR Guide – Know Your Waste

Getting to know the baseline conditions of your waste stream is important for negotiating a contract with a hauler.  The more you know about your [...]

SSR Guide – Develop Your System

Gather Information Present Benefits of SSR to Administration Get Organized Design an Internal Logistics Plan Amend Contracts Provide Recycling Containers Consider Alternative Options 1. Gather [...]

SSR Guide – Introduce the Program

Once the nuts and bolts of the program have been established, the next big step is to introduce the program internally to staff, faculty, and [...]

SSR Guide – Overcome Challenges

Custodial Communications Custodial responsibilities may change slightly with the new program based on your logistical design.  You may have full support from custodial staff but [...]

SSR Guide – Evaluate Your Program

Monitor your program regularly for best results.  Watch and record fluctuations in waste collection over time.  As you track your progress, you may notice that [...]

SSR Guide – Understand the Basics

Single stream recycling (SSR) has arrived in Saint Louis County and is available for commercial accounts.  SSR is a practical way of collecting all recyclable [...]

Single Stream Recycling Guide Appendices

Find all appendices for the Single Stream Recycling School Guide below. Download all appendices suitable for printing: Appendices Download this easy instructional worksheet to determine [...]