Recycling at Schoolsschool lunch recycling

The City's Schools Recycling Coordinator works with public and private schools in the Centennial, Gresham-Barlow, and Reynolds school districts to set up and maintain sustainable recycling systems. Read more about the school incentive program.  

Composting at local schools may soon become a reality. See the ‘how’s’ and ‘why’s’ in this entertaining video.

Schools Recycling Requirement

Schools and Businesses are required to recycle in Gresham. Read more about how to Recycle at Work. 

For assistance with meeting this requirement or for more information, contact Shaunna Sutcliffe, Schools Recycling Coordinator, at 503-618-2694.

What Gresham Schools are Doing - We can help 

School Programs

Oregon Green Schools

  • Helps schools set up and maintain waste reduction and resource efficiency programs
  • Awards schools for their efforts
  • Bring schools and students together to network and share information and ideas
  • View list of Gresham's local schools certified as Oregon Green Schools 

For more information contact Shaunna Sutcliffe at or 503-618-2694.