Public Works

Trash Talk Tour Project

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​Students and teachers are invited to produce a video focused on various aspects of waste material management in Washtenaw County!  The videos will be hosted on the City of Ann Arbor’s webpage, cable channels and through other various outlets.  


  • Community education of local waste material management
  • Empower local students and connect them with educational resources and local waste reduction professionals to creatively collaborate while gaining knowledge of waste material management

Potential Video Topics:

  • Recycling
  • Composting
  • Reducing
  • Reusing
  • Landfill
  • Materials Management/Circular Economy

Content Criteria:

  • Each video should be 2 minutes or less
  • Target audience are residents in Washtenaw County
  • Each video should meet goals as defined in the scope of work
  • Each video should end with a call to action
  • Content should be appropriate for all age levels
  • Want to highlight local businesses as examples, not endorsements


  • Participants will be connected with a local subject matter expert
  • Participants will be provided resources to learn about each topic prior to video creation


For more information, please contact Jennifer Petoskey [email protected] or Karen Prochnow at [email protected]​.