Keep greater Milwaukee Beautiful
Service Learning K-12

Service Learning K-12

KGMB is commited to helping students learn through service. There are many benefits to service learning, including content and social-emotional learning benefits. In addition to sharing the following resources, KGMB is able to provide direct, classroom assistance to a limited number of MPS classrooms working on waste related service learning projects. Contact Analiese to learn more!


  • Conduct a waste audit of your classroom, school, etc.  Create a plan for reducing waste and increasing recycling. (Green & Healthy Schools Program)
  • Have a collection contest for tennis shoes, cell phones, batteries or ink cartridges. (Drop off at KGMB Office)
  • Set up a recycling program for special items like markers and juice pouches and make money for your school. (Terra Cycle)
  • Create awareness posters or PA annoucements to promote recycling in your school
  • Do a litter cleanup around the neighborhood of your school or a local park (Organize a Cleanup)



  • Do a water audit of your classroom or school, etc. Creat a plan for reducing waste (EPA Kids Club)
  • Have students keep track of their water use for a day, week, or longer
  • Create awareness posters or PA announcements to promote water conservation
  • Have a contest to design a Rain Barrel and have the winner paint their art on the barrel (Buy a Rain Barrel)
  • Do a river or beach cleanup near your school (Organize a Cleanup)





Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful Inc.
1313 W. Mount Vernon Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233-2620
Phone: (414)272-5462 Fax: (414)272-5060