United States
We will host a Film Screening educating the community on plastic pollution. We will then offer solutions to plastic waste such as reusable items & shopping in bulk.
United States
Los Angeles, CA United States See map: Google Maps Food and Health Landscapes, Trees, and Plants Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 1 Subscribe to group ...
United States
My project will create a city-wide committee of high school students dedicated to protecting Alameda's environment and keep Alameda an island above sea-level. Our mission is to work on city-level projects as a coalition of high schools, advising city officials as youth representatives, providing input to the Climate Action and Resiliency Plan (CARP), and educating students on climate change. Additionally, we will reduce Alameda’s carbon emissions to 25% below 2005 levels by the year 2020.
Australia
The Nature Project is a non-profit focused on providing under served youth with the opportunity to experience nature. A collective of like-minded athletes, environmentalists and philanthropists have teamed up to create a fund that facilitates these potentially life-changing experiences for youths from across the county.
United States
Forest Park Feed the Pigs ______________________________________________________________________________________ Date: April 2019 Instructional Location: Cafeteria Objective: Explain why food waste is a problem. Describe what happens to food waste Identify strategies to reduce food waste Goal: To save money, reduce our impact on the Earth, and help local farmers in our community, all students, staff members, and visitors will eliminate food waste in the cafeteria. To dispose of food and liquid scraps into labeled 5 gallon buckets on a daily basis. Essential Questions: Why is wasting food a problem for public health and the environment? How can we reduce food waste? Materials Needed: Lesson plan from http://www.foodspanlearning.org/_pdf/lesson-plan/unit3/lesson13-wasted-food-lessonplan.pdf 5 gallon buckets Lids labels Direct Instruction: Follow detailed lesson plan from the link above. Practice: Model for students the steps they need to take to dispose of the materials in their breakfast and lunch properly. Feed the Pig buckets will be placed on the ground next to the garbage cans. All food and liquid scraps go in the buckets labeled Feed the Pigs. Fill only to the marked line. Everything else goes in the garbage can Stack tray neatly or zip up lunch bag Sit back at seat Explain how the Feed the Pig helper will help (make sure students are disposing of waste appropriately, put a lid on the bucket when it reaches the line, set out a new bucket) **Cafeteria staff** Place all food scraps from meal prep or spoiled food in buckets. **Mr. Nate’s class** Pick up buckets at 12:30 and place outside of receiving room. Farmers will empty the buckets into their own. Return the buckets to the kitchen to be washed for the next day. Notes: Mrs. Ziegler will teach the lesson. She will also be in the cafeteria for the first week or so to help ensure the steps are followed appropriately. Teachers will designate a Feed the Pig helper each week. That person will make sure everyone is disposing of their waste appropriately. They will also help put lids on the full buckets and get more buckets to replace the ones that are full. Mr. Nate’s students will haul the buckets from the cafeteria to the loading dock after lunch. The Firnges farmers from Amasa and Kara Woolard will empty the buckets at 12:30 every day.
United States
First, my team and I found a speaker from a distinguished solar energy company to come and speak at our event. We then publicized the event a lot, and got great student participation!
United States
I want to implement a compost bin in my High School's cafeteria. Not an actual big, smelly one, but one similar to a trash can where the food scraps inside of it could be transported to an actual compost bin. I am going to be starting an Environmental Club soon at my High School which would take the responsibility of maintaining the bin. I will be writing my principal urging him to let us execute this project for the better of our Earth.
United States
We will do a variety of things to educate and raise awareness of the impact of plastic and ways to reduce our use of plastic. For example: - make signs and brochures - send letters - talk to people - give suggestions for alternatives
Mexico
The project is to activate the garden in the community center ”Entre Amigos”. We will grow food, herbs and make experiments that will help the kids re-connect with the laws of nature and build better consumer habits. We will get sporadic visits from Fochican, a toothless chihuahua-mix rescue doggo, to encourage us with her magic tongue.
China
We will create a compost bin, we will fill garden beds with healthy soil, we will plant various seeds, and use our homemade compost to make the soil more nutrient-rich.

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