Full Name: Tara Tuchscherer
School/Organization: St. James Collegiate
Grades/Ages: 9-12
City: Winnipeg
Province: Manitoba

Hairstyling Meets Horticulture

Posted on: 01 Jun 2021

Action: Students in the Hairstyling program were re-using the mannequins for art projects. Ultimately, they were later thrown out too since most students didn't want to keep their creations, but now there was the additional waste of paint, glitter, artificia...

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Sustainable Swap Week

Posted on: 03 May 2019

Action: We held a week of "sustainable swaps" over the lunch hour for all interested students. We wanted to show students and staff the options we had for all of the single use plastic we use daily. The EcoJimmies, our school's sustainability group, were inv...

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Stevenson Compost Expansion

Posted on: 09 May 2018

Action: We secured more funding to build a 3-bin composter for Stevenson Elementary School. We have a dedicated team of students who will be spending the day at the school with some help from Compost Winnipeg to build the bins on site. Students from both sch...

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Let’s Compost

Posted on: 16 May 2017

Action: The St. James Collegiate Sustainability group (EcoJimmies) met with the Linwood Sustainability group (TeamGreen) to discuss the composting initiative at Linwood School. Linwood School is a local elementary school that many of our students attended wh...

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St. James’ Sustainability Project

Posted on: 06 Dec 2016

Action: On November 7, 2016 our action team participated in LSF's Youth Leadership Forum in Winnipeg where we attended workshops and learned about small things that can have a big impact on your ecological footprint, watersheds, colonization, and the differe...

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