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Mrs. Norgaard’s Grade 3 Leaders for Good

  • 21 Students
  • 1 report(s)
  • 0 lbs CO2e saved

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Mrs. Norgaard’s Grade 3 Leaders for Good

White Oaks Elementary

San Carlos Elementary

How are we doing?

March 9 2020

Worm compost and waste diversion

Summary

Students are continuing to feed food scraps to our worms and we collect paper towels for composting in the classroom. The biggest difference is in the education we provided to all students at our school to correctly sort their snack and lunch waste. We weighed the landfill garbage after snack before our training and it was 19kg. We went outside and weighted the landfill bin and found it to weigh just over 7kg! What a difference. When we opened the sacks and inspected, students had sorted most items correctly. The compost and recycle bins were full, and landfill was almost nothing! In the classroom, my landfill bin is down to less than 1/4 full, and the recycling is almost full every day.

Metrics

Vermicomposting / worm composting

7 Pounds of Mixed organics between November 15th 2019 and March 9th 2020
Results: 0 lbs CO2e emmissions avoided

Landfill Diversion via Composting and Recycling at School (due to students sorting training)

100 Pounds of Mixed organics between November 15th 2019 and March 9th 2020
Results: 0 lbs CO2e emmissions avoided

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Successful Sorting
Successful Sorting
Successful Sorting
Successful Sorting
Successful Sorting

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