The great team at Ray Marsh Elementary is tackling a pretty big issue: going green! They kicked off the 2012 school year with a new environmental committee to take on some issues and to promote healthy living habits for their students. This past Fall they had their first schoolwide can recycling drive, they also introduced a glue terracycle program and are currently collecting Christmas tree lights and cell phones for recycling programs. The kids are all getting excited about these environmental programs and their excitement helps keep the team going!
Mixed Bag Designs was happy to support the elementary school’s efforts and donated lunch bags and foodies for their zero waste lunch program that will start this year. The zero waste lunch program includes kits of reusable lunch bags, snack packs and reusable water bottles. The program aims to promote zero waste lunch both from an environmental standpoint and a cost efficient standpoint. The school will then compare the amount of trash before the program and after the program to show the kids a visual of how much trash they diverted from landfills and recycling plants by doing the zero waste lunch program.
Way to go Ray Marsh Elementary!