Resources

Be the change you seek!

Parents, kids and staff members can become Chesnut Changers by looking at how your choices affect your home, school, community and environment.

Here are some local and online resources that can help you:

Be Resourceful and Reuse (before buying new)!

Reduce Your Waste!

Recycle!

  • Recycle This (innovative ways to repurpose and recycle typically non-recyclable items) www.recyclethis.co.uk
  • Terracycle (national recycling system for typically non-recyclable materials) www.terracycle.com

Eat Local!

Grow Your Own Food!

  • FREE Aged Compost for DeKalb County Residents (mix with lime, bone meal and existing soil to create your garden bed). Bring your driver’s license or proof of residence, a shovel, and container to the North Transfer Station, 4600 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA  30341, 770-936-5433. Open M-F, 7 am – 6 pm and Saturday, 7 am – 5 pm. For more info or to order compost by the truckload from Seminole Landfill, visit: www.co.dekalb.ga.us/publicwrks/sanitation/san_Mulch.html.
  • Farmer D’s – organic gardening supply store, (Briarcliff Rd): www.farmerd.com
  • Wylde Center (previously Oakhurst Community Garden – organic gardening classes, starter plant sales): http://wyldecenter.org/

Help us grow this list! Email suggestions for additional online or local resources to ecology@chesnutcharter.com. Thank you!

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