Family Resources Help Ease Back-to-School

Back to school

With school back in session throughout many cities, OC Waste & Recycling has many tools available to help both students and families take a break from the books and help ease this unusual transition. Have item's that have been cluttering your work space and unsure where to dispose of them? Visit then take the Recycle Guide Quiz! Doing so will ensure you do your best to re-purpose items and keep unnecessary waste out of our landfills.

Ever wonder what life is like at a landfill?  You might not be able to take a real tour, but you can take the Olinda Alpha Landfill virtual tour and download our anatomy of a landfill poster. Think you're a landfill expert? Test your knowledge by taking the anatomy of a landfill quiz!

This year,  getting back into school presents unprecedented challenges due to the current pandemic. The County of Orange has many valuable resources for residents trying to navigate their way through essential services and support. Be sure to check out OC Libraries curb-side pick up program, e-books and audio books selections to support school projects. For family support services, visit  OC's Covid-19 Resource Directory and the OC resident assistance page for information regarding child care for essential workers, food assistance and other social services. Although not everyone is home schooling, this article offers some additional mindful tips that can make going back to school this year a success.

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