Trash Talk Application

What: Trash Talk Field Trip

Cost of transportation (up to $255 per bus) subsidized by Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District for those schools registered in the District’s Recycling Assistance Program (RAP).

Where: Rumpke Material Recovery Facility (5535 Vine Street, Cincinnati OH 45217) and Rumpke Landfill (3800 Struble Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45251)

When: The fall and spring of each year. Only one day left this school year: May 23, 2018. 

Who: Grades 9 through 12. Minimum of 10 students; maximum of 40. Field Trip begins at 9:30 a.m. and will end at 1 p.m. Prepare to arrive at Rumpke's Material Recovery Facility at 9:30 a.m. 

Why: The Trash Talk field trip gives an eye-opening view to students and staff alike during this behind-the-scenes view of Rumpke's state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and their sanitary landfill. Attendees will learn the process items go through on their journey to be recycled, as well as seeing the landscape of our landfill in-person.

How: To apply for the trip:

Step 1: Print, complete and return this signature form.

Step 2: Complete the below pre-registration form. Hint: Print form prior to submitting for your records.

Step 3: Student Reflections must be submitted within 10 days of field trip.

Field trips are limited to not more than four trips per school, per year. Application stays open as long as space is still available.

Questions about this program? Contact Jenny.Lohmann at 513-946-7736.

Trash Talk Application
Teacher's Name*
Are you a RAP school?*
 Yes, we are a RAP School No, we are not a RAP School I do not know if we are a RAP School


Arrival Time*


 Yes, my class can arrive at 9:30am    No, my class cannot arrive at 9:30am

School Address*
Zip Code (5 digits)*
Teacher Cell Phone (include area code)*
School Phone (include area code)*
Your Email Address*
Number of Students* Minimum 10; Maximum 40
Length of Field Trip*
 I am interested in a full day trip, including a visit to Fernald Preserve I am only interested in the MRF and landfill 
Lunch Plans*
 We will pack lunches at eat the MRF We will not be staying for lunch. 
Bus Reimbursement Request $* The District will reimburse up to $255 per bus. Contact your transportation manager or provider for a quote.
Student Reflections* I agree to return Student Reflections within 10 days of trip.
Preferred Date (First Choice)*
Alternate Date (Second Choice)*
Alternate Date (Third Choice)*

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