Pollution prevention in schools

EBMUD offers resources to help schools, colleges and universities reduce water pollution.

In-Class Materials

EBMUD's Tardy Twins Meet Polluto is a comic book for students to learn about wastewater treatment and preventing pollution. The comic book and teacher's guide are available for free to teachers in the EBMUD service area.

Cleaning Products

Find healthier cleaning products products through third-party certification programs such as Green Seal, and US EPA's Design for the Environment Program. The US EPA's Schools Chemical Clean-Out Campaign helps K-12 schools reduce toxics.


Many schools and educational institutions now require pest control operators to be certified in more environmentally-friendly pest control known as Integrated Pest Management (IPM). You can look for an IPM-certified pest control operator at Eco-Wise Certified.