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Education & Resources

Recycling Reawakens Curiosity

When you learn about recycling, you’re learning how to make the world better now and forever.

As part of our mission to change the way people, companies, and communities think about recycling, we actively share our ever-expanding knowledge and resources with teachers, students, homeowners, businesses, and municipalities. This ongoing dialogue is vital to the work we do and inspires us to continually craft recycling solutions that meet our planet’s changing needs. Let’s work together for a better world!


Learn About Recycling

Sonoco Resources

Download the list of acceptable curbside and drop-off recycling material options for customers in these locations:

Contact us to schedule on-site virtual tours, classes, workshops, or meetings at one of our education centers. You can also request an off-site presentation.

Facility Tour Video

Resources for Educators


Contact us to schedule on-site tours or classes (third grade and up), educator workshops, or meetings at one of our education centers. We can also schedule off-site presentations (ages 4 through adult).

Child-Friendly Facility Tour Video
Virtual Lessons
  • Forest Friends - Sonoco Recycling's video for preschool children about the importance of trees
  • Life in a Fishbowl - Sonoco Recycling's video for primary school-age students about the importance of a clean habitat
  • Dumpy in Dumpville - Sonoco Recycling's video puppet show for primary school-age students about the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling
  • Learn About Litter with Louis the Lion - Sonoco Recycling's read aloud about litter prevention
Educational Video
Free Classroom Activity

Get your students excited about recycling! Download our Remarkable Recyclables coloring sheet.