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Waste reducation at Riverview Elementary

Awards

Learn more:
Jack Layton Award | Honourable Mention

Vision

All waste is disposed properly, and sustainably

Action

Students used the Waste Generation unit available on www.r4r.ca and conducted a waste audit after lunch to see how they could reduce their school’s waste. They noticed that milk cartons were being thrown out instead of recycled. To reduce their waste, they created a milk carton recycling team to collect and recycle all milk cartons after lunch. Due to their efforts, over 80 large bags of milk cartons were diverted from the garbage to the recycling.

Links

12. Responsible Consumption and Production
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities
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