Get an up-close look at the New Earth - San Antonio Composting Facility and truly see your local environment in action!
For nearly 30 years, New Earth has been an innovator in recycling waste products that would otherwise go into landfills. See the San Antonio Green Bin program work right before you eyes as New Earth takes organic materials from the city and produces composting soils and mulches that help both the local communities New Earth serves and the environment we all share.
15 to 50 students on ONE bus or group vehicle is required! NO DROP OFFS - The bus will be used to help shuttle the students around the property during the experience. Please ensure your transportation source is aware of the requirement to drive students on the tour of the facility under the guidance of the field trip leader.
Key Themes and Concepts
• Environmental Impact
• Organics Recycling
• Organic and Inorganic Materials
Supports Learning Standards
All Field Trip Factory programs are grade/age appropriate and align with national/local learning standards.
See the official program and field trip highlights flyers for more details on this TEKS & STEM-aligned experience located in the RESOURCES TAB above along with pre/post activities for download.
Age Range & Duration
Grade 3+ to Adult | Approximately ~ 60 minutes
Adult groups welcome but you must have one centralized bus or van!
Group Size Limit
15 - 50 Students on ONE bus or group vehicle is required!
NO DROP OFFS - The bus will be used to help shuttle the students around the property during the experience. Please ensure your transportation source is aware of the requirement to drive students on the tour of the facility under the guidance of the field trip leader.
FREE (You are responsible for transportation for your group to/from the event location )
>> Book this experience!
→ Be sure to check out the pre/post field trip activity sheets located in the Resources Tab above
→ 15 - 50 Students on ONE bus or group vehicle is required! NO DROP OFFS - The bus will be used to help shuttle the students around the property during the experience.
→ Please ensure your transportation source is aware of the requirement to drive students on the tour of the facility under the guidance of the field trip leader.
Code of Conduct:
• Please let FTF know if you cannot make the scheduled day/time.
• Always let us know if your group size is changing.
• Please make sure that you have at least 1 adult chaperone for every 8 students in your group AND that chaperones are ready to help the field trip leader, if needed.
• Please call FTF with special requests - Do NOT add them in notes where they may go unseen by the field trip location.
• Please arrange transportation well in advance to avoid last minute conflicts and cancellations.
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Where We Come From:
New Earth began out of L&H Packing in San Antonio. Manure was our problem and we were looking for a solution almost 30 years ago. We came across composting as a means to get "rid" of our waste cost effectively. Since that time we have created a company that has seen rapid growth. New Earth has taken this model of creating a valuable "New Earth" product from many business and municipalities problems. With well over 1000 active customers we have the experience and the infrastructure to create sustainability through composting. Whether you are a customer who purchases our composts, soils, or mulches or are a City, Business or Municipal Authority wanting a solution, New Earth's team is ready to work for you. Our goal is to be the best in our industry by providing the highest quality products and services. Give us a call to see how New Earth can work for you.
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Number of Students
Scouts and Homeschool Groups, please include siblings attending in this count and make note of the number of observing siblings
ages 4 and under in Group Information on the next page.
Number of Chaperones
1 adult per 8 students is recommended. If a large number of adults are accompanying, please include in the total chaperone count
and make note in Group Information on the next page.
This site accommodates groups of
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