Field Trips

Hamilton County ReSource offers field trips with a focus on waste reduction to schools within Hamilton County.  To qualify for bus reimbursement, schools must be registered with ReSource's Let's Stop Waste at School (LSW) Program and be willing to submit student reflections (PDF) after the trip.

Register for a Field Trip

Before you register, please take note of the available dates, times, chaperone requirement, and grade levels for each field trip listed below.  To register for a field trip, complete the Field Trip Registration Form (PDF) and email to Elise Roalef.  **To register for the Nature of Recycling field trip at Greenacres, please  visit Greenacres.org.

Bus Reimbursement

Your school must be a member of the Let's Stop Waste at School (LSW) Program in order to qualify for bus reimbursement.  The Bus Reimbursement request is page two of the Field Trip Registration Form.

  1. Burnet Woods: Trailside Nature Center
  2. Burnet Woods and Rumpke Landfill Combo
  3. Cincinnati Zoo: America Recycles Day
  4. Civic Garden Center: Compost Kids
  5. Gorman Heritage Farm: Farms and Food Waste
  6. Greenacres: Nature of Recycling
  7. La Soupe: Food Rescue and Transformation
  8. Rumpke: Tour the Landfill
  9. Rumpke: Tour the Materials Recovery Facility 

Burnet Woods: Trailside Nature Center


  • Grades:  1-6
  • Location:  Burnet Woods 
  • 2023 Dates:  Sept. 21;  Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26;  Nov. 2, 16
  • Times:  9:30 am to 2:00 pm (can be flexible)
  • Maximum Students:  50
  • Description:  Students will participate in an interactive program that includes a hike to observe decomposition, followed by games and activities about recycling, composting, and natural cycles at Burnet Woods' Trailside Nature Center. 
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