Recycled Crayola markers

  • Location
    Elgin, Illinois
  • Status
  • Age Level
    Any Age

The Problem

The amount of plastic pollution created with used up markers

Our Plan

We are gathering all of our markers in our classroom to send to crayola markers so they can recycle them

Themes Addressed

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    Clean Water
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The Benefit

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Here is how the project went:

Incredibly well. The students were very excited to be able to make a difference.

Through this project I/we learned:

how together we can truly make a difference.

What I/we might change:

Start it earlier in the year and submit markers on a monthly basis

My/our favorite part of this project was:

The excitement the students felt when the markers grew and grew.

Some tips, tricks or fun facts about the project:

Have fun, get the school involved, branch out to the community.

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