Trash Reduction Electricity Reduction Paper Reduction Water Reduction Chemical Reduction Green Cleaning Supplies Reuse – emergency kits, school supplies, etc.
Increased Attendance Decreased Traffic Snarls Increased Science Scores Healthier Environment for Students and Staff Career Opportunities for Students Leadership Opportunities for Students Political Opportunities for Students Attracts Positive Publicity for District Teaches Lifelong Lessons and Passion Grant Money Opportunities
Who can you get to help??? Parents Teachers Staff Custodians Businesses Volunteers City Council, Staff Every community has different needs.
Research shows that kids can be educated and informed but still not change habits. –Fun, hands-on, repetitive learning will enforce lifestyle changes. Quantify, quantify, quantify! Utilize outside partnerships Make it a school culture Develop your program so it is sustainable
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Comet Powder Cleanser 146 Air Contaminants 7 Carcinogens Detected 6 Ingredients Disclosed by Manufacturer 1 Asthmagus Detected Green cleaning has proven to be one of the easiest and cost-effective ways for schools to make their facilities healthier and safer for students, teachers and staff while also making a positive impact on the environment.