Steel Cycles: A Full-Circle Educational Program

To provide educators and community leaders with stimulating educational tools to teach young people about sensible solid waste management, the Steel Recycling Institute developed Steel Cycles, an educational program which spans grades pre-K through 12. The Steel Cycles components can be used independently or in conjunction with other classroom material, and are available either free of charge or at a nominal price. These programs are listed below. Click on the titles for an in-depth description of the program and free samples which can be downloaded and used in the classroom.


All educational materials are available for purchase/download through the Steel Store.

At A Glance

Environmental education promotes better citizenship while empowering the life skills needed to seed a better workforce.