Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

The problem our students want to work on finding a solution to this year is the amount of food we waste as a school. So much food is thrown out by students everyday and taken to the landfill. My students did a waste data collection where they went through the trash at school and counted how many recyclables, compost, trash and donation item there were. They were surprised by the amount of unopened or uneaten food items that were thrown away....read more

How are you going to do it?

We have discussion with our lunch ladies to get approval for our donation boxes, then we will put a few brightly colored boxes scattered throughout the lunch area on tables. We will write what things can be donated in the boxes, then we will set up a partnership with an organization who would love to receive donated food. For the compost, we will set up a worm bin, get the brown materials and collect the greens from students at lunch. We will have a compost collection right next to the trash bin...read more