Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Participants
200
Hours
40
People Served
400

What is your wish for this project?

We are working to introduce a recycling project to our school and community. We will start on a classroom level, having scholars properly dispose of paper and plastic. The goal is to make this a part of the culture that will spread to the neighborhood as our kids take on a leadership role and realize how important the "three Rs" are.

How did it go?

After discussing this project and applying for the grant, the school administration was inspired to start a recycling program on their own, which was long overdue. We now recycle paper, plastic, and compost, which is a great and overdue development and inspired by our participation in this project. I decided to shift our focus onto reusing waste that wasn't going to be recycled. As the STEAM Coordinator, I am responsible for science instruction in this school. We are a small school with a f...read more