Riley County, K-State Research and Extension

Have a question about gardening or your lawn? Wish you could learn how to compost? Want to participate in a cooking class or other programs? Riley County Extension is part of a national educational network designed to extend technical expertise and research findings to help people improve their homes, families, farms, business, and communities.

Manhattan Public Library

Manhattan Public Library connects the community to a world of ideas and information by inspiring readers of all ages, bringing technology’s benefits to everyone, and providing a comfortable, welcoming place for all.

UFM Community Learning Center

UFM Community Learning Center is a creative educational program serving Kansas State University, the Manhattan area, and the state of Kansas. Based on the philosophy that everyone can learn and everyone can teach, UFM provides opportunities for lifelong learning and personal development. UFM serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas and as a catalyst for new programs and services that enhance the quality of life for all.

Howie’s Recycling & Trash Service

We recycle consumer materials such as glass, plastic, paper, cardboard, aluminum cans, and metals.

KSU Refuse/Recycling Center

Service for all refuse/recycling/compost removal on the KSU property. Will work with local farms for pick up of food waste for animal feed.

USD 383 Child Nutrition Department

Nutrition services for early learning through 12th grade for USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden. Meals currently free to all students. See website for updates. Get involved in school gardening initiatives or recycling efforts. We will work with local farms for pick-up of food waste for animal feed.