Partners & Sponsorship : Trash For Teaching

Partners & Sponsorship


Curious about Sponsorship Opportunities?
Check out a variety of ways to support T4T initiatives.




Republic Services and Trash for Teaching are re-engineering what we throw out, and in the process reinvigorating our communities with hands-on environmental education.

Through the generous support of Republic Services, among our many collaborations, we have…

  • Co-hosted recycling awareness events throughout the community
  • Brought  reduce, reuse, recycle initiatives into area schools
  • Supplied materials for science symposiums in classrooms and after-school programs
  • Held community round-tables
  • Provided hands-on learning workshops for teachers
  • Supplied 2,000 lbs of materials for the final challenge of the International Science and Engineering Fair with 150 students competing  from all over the world.
Check out some of the amazing ways we are working together.





INTEL’s financial sponsorship was the seed that grew into T4T’s current Science, Technology, Engineering, and Invention focus.  Over 1,500 science kits were designed and distributed across LA thanks to INTEL’s kick-start grant and employee volunteer help.





New Green Day is the engine behind the most inspiring new materials at T4T.  Their clean, safe, and amazing plastic components constitute a large percentage of the materials used in our hands-on engineering projects.  Teachers, students and parents have all remarked that New Green Day’s donations are the best materials in the most abundant quantities T4T has seen in years.




Southern California Edison’s financial sponsorship has helped to expand our hands-on science and engineering initiative with T4T material carts. Check-out our “Open Source STEM” collaboration.








Raytheon’s financial sponsorship has helped to expand our hands-on science and engineering initiative with T4T material carts. Check-out our “Open Source STEM” collaboration.









Staples’ financial support has helped support the NASA Beginning Engineering Science and Technology (B.E.S.T.) program.  Thanks for your  commitment to build a better community in Gardena, the greater LA region, and beyond!




Trash for Teaching (T4T) has partnered with teachers and district level specialists. 

Special thanks to:
Los Angeles Unified School District 2004 – present
Pasadena Unified School District 2006 – present

Hawthorne Unified School District 2012 – present

Torrance Unified School District 2006 – present

Long Beach Unified School District 2012 – present

Los Angeles County Office of Education 2011-2012

Culver City Unified School District 2005 – 2006


T4T has collaborated with so many generous and inspiring organizations:
NASA: Dyrden Flight Research Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Goddard Space Flight Center, the AERO Institute
California African American Museum (CAAM)
Loyola Marymount’s Center for Math and Science Teaching (CMAST)
The California Science Center
Intel ISEF (international Science and Engineering Fair) & the Society for Science & the Public (SSP)
LA County Science & Engineering Fair, Make Magazine and Maker Faire
Iridescent Learning
Skirball Cultural Center
Para Los Niños
UCLA Lab School

UCLA Center X, UCLA Science Project
Woodcraft Rangers
The Pegasus School
Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA)
Angel’s Gate Cultural Center
Arts for All, LA County
East Los Angeles College
El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach
Harvard Westlake Middle School, Brentwood
Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Los Angeles
Los Angeles Universal Preschool, Los Angeles
Mount San Jacinto College, San Jacinto
The Natural History Museum, Los Angeles
RePercussion                                                                                                                                                                           Pasadena Education Foundation
And so many more great organizations!!

Republic Services
California Integrated Waste Management Board
Captain Planet Foundation
City of Torrance
Culver City Unified School District
Intel Corporation
Spvr. Don Knabe, LA County’s 4th District
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Los Angeles Unified School District


Southern California Edison

Orly International / SpaRitual
Ornest Family Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Austin Beutner
Coquillard Family
Richard and Dana Entin
Dan and Adine Forman
Joan Friedman
Peter and Namhee Gilhuly
Michael Grunwald
GE Foundation
Brigit Hamanaka
Felicia Rosenfeld and David Linde
Jim and Dee Menzies
Steve and Marcy Morris
Rachél Weber Ortiz
Robert and Lorri Ramirez
Mr. and Mrs. John Tipton
Alfredo and Robin Trento
Nina Zacuto


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