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!
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.”
St. Joseph Catholic Middle School’s Green Steps team hit the ground running this year with “Tap and Stack,” a program designed to decrease the volume of waste after lunch and recover some fruit and vegetable waste for composting. By stacking the lunch cups and trays, the team was able to reduce the number of full trash cans from 8 down to 3 during lunch periods last year.
Green Steps Mentor, Chenille Williams, helped Heathwood Hall students paint storm drains to remind everyone to keep everything but rain out of storm drains.