Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Wildlife
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

My wish is for my students to respect the planet and take action by picking up trash and creating something sustainable with that trash. The project I started last school year, as part of the Kids for Positive Change Flagship Program, addressed the problem of plastics in the school, schoolyard and on the beaches of Lake Erie. My students and I started creating "bottle bricks," plastic water bottles stuffed with plastic bags, for this year's Earthbench Project!...read more

How are you going to do it?

My class last year started making bottle bricks. My class, this year, has started making bottle bricks, along with every other 4th and 5th grade class at Superior Intermediate (my school) and Erie Intermediate (the school on the same campus, across the courtyard). All classes will make bottle bricks, for the foundation of the bench from now until March 2018. All classes will then build the bench in April 2018. My class, along with other classes are collecting plastic bottles and bags to mak...read more