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Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes students participate in a waste audit, and learn how to improve environmental sustainability at school.
Clark County Green Schools was approached by Our Lady of Lourdes last fall. They wanted to find out how they could become more environmentally conscious. We were pleased to meet with them to come up with a plan. We started by pulling together a group of people who were interested in making these changes. That group included the principal, custodian...
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Mill Plain Elementary

The Mill Plain Elementary Green team wrote a letter to their food service provider requesting they use washable silverware instead of the plastic spork packets which included a straw, napkin and plastic packaging in addition to the spork. They noticed many of those items went unused and seemed unnecessary and knew there must be a better way. They a...
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Pleasant Valley Primary

Pleasant Valley Students learn to reduce lunch garbage
In November 2016, Clark County Green Schools staff took Pleasant Valley Primary's breakfast and lunch garbage to the Clark County Green Schools Student Summit to do a waste audit. At the time, the school wasn't sorting food waste or recycling at lunch. Everything was going in the trash. Two months later, the Green School team started working with P...
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