Heather Reit, Green Step leader at Leaphart ES, helped educate people at the State Fair about the environmental and economic reasons to recycle. Now she is ready to educate students and staff back at her school. Learn what she learned at www.YourBottleMeansJobs.com
Green Steps Mentor, Chanda Cooper, taught Kindergarten students at A.C. Moore ES to make a vermi habitat with a used styrofoam cooler, damp torn newspapers, and some wonderful red wiggler worms.
Walhalla High School students monitor water quality on a stream that runs through the nature trail that they manage and enjoy.
Oakview Elementary School was named the 2018 Green Steps “Restore School of the Year” check out their website to see why–>https://sites.google.com/a/greenvilleschools.us/green-steps-program/
CrossRoads Intermediate School’s Recycling team shows their third September collection for the “Your Bottle Means Jobs” contest.
CrossRoads Intermediate School has submitted their 2nd plastic bottle collection picture for our “your bottle means” contest. Don’t let your Columbia-area school be left behind. Start collecting drink bottles and sending your pictures!
CrossRoads Intermediate School students will be posting frequent pictures of the plastic drink bottles they are recycling as part of the SC Department of Commerce’s “Your Bottle Means Jobs” school contest in the greater Columbia area. Participating schools will be included in a drawing for an Adirondack chair made from recycled bottles.
Campaign details here: https://yourbottlemeansjobs.com/
School contest details here: https://yourbottlemeansjobs.com/schools/
Fifth-grade students and their teachers enjoyed an in-school field trip to learn about reducing, reusing, recycling composting and how recycling is sorted at their local MRF (Material Recovery Facility). They also learned how run-off pollution impacts their local watershed. Guest speakers included Janice Allen, Jane Hiller, and Chanda Cooper.
Students, faculty, and parents at Caughman Road Elementary School are excited about their 2018 spring harvest and their new raised vegetable beds ready for fall planting.
“6th-grade students at the new Midlands Arts Conservatory are cutting unwanted plastic bags to make plarn (plastic bag yarn) with Artist in Residence, Flavia Lovatelli.”