Set Up Program
How the Program WOrks
Recycle Right with Milk is for the school, and run by the school. This means everyone plays an important role, making milk available, ensuring beverage containers are recycled right, and celebrating success!
The program begins by having milk available at school over lunch everyday. Recycling milk cartons correctly is an important habit to reduce waste and promote sustainability. See below to learn how to set up your school’s milk program and Recycle Right with Milk.
LET’S WORK TOGETHER
Learn how the Milk Coordinator, the Moo Crew, and classroom students work together in the video series below.
The Milk Coordinator is responsible for Recycle Right with Milk in your school. This video outlines how the Milk Coordinator’s leadership will ensure Recycle Right with Milk is a successful program that builds community while contributing to environmental sustainability at your school.
The Moo Crew at your school has a very important job and offers a great opportunity to grow student leadership and responsibility. This video explains the role and responsibilities of the Moo Crew.
Student participation is important to keep the recycling process flowing at your school. This video describes how classroom students do their part to Recycle Right with Milk.
Before starting the program, enlist the help of students to create a Moo Crew. This team can be made up of students from a particular grade or can be a group of student volunteers. Student’s participation on the Moo Crew will provide them with a great leadership development opportunity. How you decide to run your school’s Moo Crew is completely up to you!LEARN MORE
Designate a milk fridge – Keep it cold
Determine interest – Convenience and nutrition
Source a milk supplier – Got milk?
Set up a student milk order and payment plan – Let’s do this!
Use the interactive checklist to get organized!
Take a moment to check that you have a plan for your milk program in place.
Take a moment to check that your school has all program equipment needed to run your the program.
Desired recycling equipment is requested at the time of registration. Need more? Please contact us.Contact Us
Take a moment to check that your school has all program resources needed to run your the program.
*Provided in program kit mailed to participating schools in the fall.
Optional Resource Checklist
The following electronic resources are available to help support your program.
Please visit the Active Program page to download any resource from the Resource Library.Resource Library
Milk Delivery Contact Lists
Looking to order milk for your school? Below is contact information from some of the milk delivery services available in Manitoba. Alternately, many rural schools have had success connecting with their local grocery store to set up a regular milk order.
- Delivery Contact Sheet: Winnipeg Delivery / COLOUR
- Delivery Contact Sheet: Winnipeg Delivery / BW
- Delivery Contact Sheet: Rural Delivery / COLOUR
- Delivery Contact Sheet: Rural Delivery / BW
*Dairy Farmers of Canada is not affiliated with and does not endorse any of the listed services. For questions please contact the providers directly.
School Milk Letterhead
Intro Letter to Families – Customizable
Introduce your school’s milk program and Recycle Right with Milk to families. This customizable pdf provides important program information and allows for school customization. Fill in your school specific details including cost of milk, how to purchase milk, and who to contact with questions.
Milk Ticket Sheets (12)
Milk tickets are an easy way for students to redeem milk, while removing the need to exchange money on a daily basis. Milk tickets can be purchased by families in advance. Using a pre-payment system means parents don’t have to remember to send money to school every day and it also cuts down on the time your school spends administering the program.
When tickets are for sale and for what price is a school-based decision. Use the complimentary templates below or create your school’s own tickets!
Milk Ticket Sheet (20)
Monthly Milk Ordering
Using a pre-ordering system means parents don’t have to remember to send money to school every day and school’s know how much milk to order each month and how many units to distribute milk each day.
- How to set up a monthly milk order
- Monthly milk order form
- Setting Up a Monthly Milk Order / COLOUR
- Setting Up Monthly Milk Order / BW
- Monthly Milk Order Form / COLOUR
- Monthly Milk Order Form / BW
- Milk Ticket Order Form 12 / COLOUR
- Milk Ticket Order Form 12 / BW
- Milk Ticket Order Form 20 / COLOUR
- Milk Ticket Order Form 20 / BW
- Milk Order Class List ENG. / COLOUR
- Milk Order Class List ENG. / BW
- Milk Order Class List FR. / COLOUR
- Milk Order Class List FR. / BW
- Milk Order Class List ENG. / EXCEL
- Milk Order Class List FR. / EXCEL
School Milk – Family Interest Survey
Considering a milk program at your school? Survey your families to determine interest and support. Here are a few sample questions to get started!