Tazewell County Health Dept.

Environmental Kid's Page

Kid's Page


Kid's Recycling Page

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Welcome to Tazewell County Health Department’s solid waste and recycling page for kids. Here you can learn about waste reduction, reusing and recycling.


Recycling is the process of turning used waste and materials into the same or new products that can be used again!

WHY SHOULD WE RECYCLE? Recycling helps preserve out natural resources, reduces pollution, and saves money, energy and space in the landfill.


WHAT CAN WE RECYCLE? Each local recycling program is designed to handle specific materials.

Commonly recycled materials include:Yard trimmings- Grass, leaves, shrubs, and tree clippings are recycled by composting, which can enrich the soil.Glass- Bottles and jars can be melted down to make new containers...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 10:00