Valentine Day Cards from repurposed materials

  • Location
    Milford, Connecticut
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The Problem

To raise awareness among the school community, especially the teachers, that what they often throw away or recycle could be used to make a card. Seven billion cards get bought each year; most are thrown away. The Environmental Club wants to raise awareness so that people will either make cards, which are more meaningful, or send e-cards.

Our Plan

We made the cards on February 11 with construction paper donated by the Art Department that they wanted to get rid of, old magazines, old scraps of ribbon, and other items we have saved over the years. We distributed them on February 12 in teachers' mailboxes.

Themes Addressed

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    Peace & Safety
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The Benefit

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