Environmental Education

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Programs & Events
The City of Rock Hill has an  Environmental Educator on staff to teach children and adults alike how they can do their part to keep Rock Hill Clean & Green. Rock Hill Clean & Green partners with York County Collection & Recycling and the Culture & Heritage Museums in providing Environmental Education programs. Education truly is the key to increasing recycling, preventing litter and protecting our environment.

Classroom Presentations
A variety of subjects ranging from water quality to recycling to litter prevention are available for schools. 
School Recycle Lesson

Special Events
Clean & Green also sponsors special environmental education events for Earth Day in April and America Recycles Day in November.  Check the City of Rock Hill Calendar for upcoming events.
America Recycles Day Activity
Environmental Education Liaison Program
A liaison network of over 100 teachers throughout York County is maintained to help keep teachers and students in ALL York County schools informed about the environmental education resources and activities that are available to them.

Community Groups and Other Organizations
Rock Hill Clean & Green's Environmental Educator is also available to speak to community groups and other organizations about environmental subjects, as well as how recycling and litter prevention works in the City of Rock Hill.

Rain Gardens
Help conserve and protect our water by planting a rain garden in your yard.  Learn more about our Certified Rain Garden Program. 

Workplaces
The City of Rock Hill is pleased to work with area workplaces to provide recycling nad environmental education.  Learn more about our Certified Green Workplace Certification and about our Annual York County Green Business Conference.

Green Steps Program
Rock Hill Clean & Green has partnered with Ebinport Elementary, South Pointe High School and Northwestern High School and the Green Steps Program. Through these projects schools have taken steps toward sustainable environmental programs including recycling, composting and plants in every classroom. For more information see the Green Steps website at http://www.greenstepschools.com

For more information about our Environmental Education Program, or to make a reservation, call 803/329-7027 or email emorgan@cityofrockhill.com