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George Hall Green Team certified

  • 444 Students
  • 5 report(s)
  • 25,741 lbs CO2e saved

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Reports by this Classroom

Step 1: Perform a Baseline Assessment

George Hall Jaguars Get Started, Step 1

George Hall Green Team

George Hall Elementary

San Mateo-Foster City

Step 2: Create an Action Plan to obtain GSS certification

George Hall - Green Team Gets Going!! Step 2

George Hall Green Team

George Hall Elementary

San Mateo-Foster City

Step 3: Complete the Action Projects identified in your Action Plan (must do at least one)

George Hall Jaguars join the Action Step 3

George Hall Green Team

George Hall Elementary

San Mateo-Foster City

Step 4: Do a Follow-up Assessment and Report on the actions taken by your class to conserve resources and reduce C02e

George Hall Waste Diversion Results Step 4

George Hall Green Team

George Hall Elementary

San Mateo-Foster City

Step 5: Celebrate and Share your project(s)

To the Future and Beyond - Step 5

George Hall Green Team

George Hall Elementary

San Mateo-Foster City

George Hall Waste Diversion Results Step 4

June 10 2020

Jaguars join th CO2 emissions reduction train!

Summary

Unfortunately, a formal waste audit was not conducted at this site, so the estimates here will be based on visual photos, school population and comparable data from SMFCSD. 

Number of students at George Hall: 432

Average number of days waste fully sorted at lunch: 2 days per week

Waste sorting started/ended: September 2019

Number of weeks waste sorted: 22 weeks

Total days waste sorted: 44 

Percent diversion rate for comparable school: 60%

Average pounds sent to landfill post-sorting:  45 pounds daily

Average pounds sent to compost post-sorting: 51 pounds daily

Average pounds liquids diverted from landfill: 16 pounds daily

Average pounds recyclables (excluding classroom paper and cardboard recycling) diverted from landfill: 2 pounds daily

 

Metrics

Food waste, trays and liquid waste combined

2640 Pounds of Compostables Diverted from School Waste Stream between October 14th 2019 and March 13th 2020
Results: 25,495 lbs CO2e emmissions avoided

Lunchtime Recycling only

88 Pounds of Recyclables Diverted from School Waste Stream between September 23rd 2019 and March 13th 2020
Results: 246 lbs CO2e emmissions avoided

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