Recycling in Schools

Pleasant Hill is committed to supporting schools and education. The City is dedicated to focus on waste prevention, reuse, recycling and composting programs and services for classrooms and school campuses.

Foundation for Pleasant Hill Education - The Green Team
The Green Team of FPHE focuses on interdisciplinary education with an emphasis on:

  • Organic gardens
  • Healthy food/nutrition locally sourced
  • Sustainability including reduce/reuse/recycle
  • STEM & Common Core; and
  • Next Generation Science Standards alignment covering K-12.   
For more information on the Green Team contact Anne Baker at or check out their webpage at

Diablo Valley College

Diablo Valley College, located in the rolling hills of Pleasant Hill is a school committed to student learning through the intellectual, scientific, artistic, psychological, and ethical development of its diverse student body. 

Students at DVC are discovering and learning new and innovative solutions to the environmental challenges that face us all. With excellence, creativity and stewardship students today are becoming the environmental leaders of our future. 

Visit their 
website at to discover the vast educational opportunities that DVC offers. 
sequoia elementary green team students composting
sequoia elementary green team students