Presentation on theme: "WISDOM Mrs. Sheffield’s Advisory presents. Making good choices We choose earth You should too."— Presentation transcript:
WISDOM Mrs. Sheffield’s Advisory presents
Making good choices We choose earth You should too
It has been estimated that on average a school-age child using a disposable lunch generates 67 pounds of waste per school year. That equates to 18,760 pounds of lunch waste for just one average-size elementary school.
LED light bulbs save fifty percent of the energy in your home. Facts..
The amount of wood and paper we throw away each year is enough to heat 50 million homes for 20 years!
Marine dead zones are caused by global warming. There’s been a huge spike in dead sea life in recent years– and it often washes up on shores – S T I N K Y!!!!!
…80% of them are put in landfills! 28 billion water bottles are used by Americans each year….
What is happening to the Polar bears is happening to our world!!
WHAT CAN WE DO????
Let’s reduce the amount of trash in the cafeteria by packing smarter lunches!!!!.
Be Waste-Free REUSE: durable forks, spoons, and knives Cloth napkins Refillable drink containers Reusable lunch containers Plastic baggies RECYCLE: Aluminum cans Glass bottles Paper bags
It takes a little work and thought, but eventually it becomes second nature. Every little bit helps. By recycling items at lunch we will reduce our trash significantly! It takes a little work and thought, but eventually it becomes second nature. Every little bit helps. It takes a little work and thought, but eventually it becomes second nature. It’s not easy being green!! But it’s worth it!!!!!