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1 Project Green Seckman Middle School Character Council Safety Committee

2 Green Solutions  In our school district schools are currently using Styrofoam trays which are harmful in many ways.

3 Disadvantages of Styrofoam  Styrofoam contains a known Carcinogen  Styrofoam is not bio-degradable  Styrofoam is also non recyclable  Chemicals in Styrofoam can leech into food and harm humans

4 Advantages of Going Green  Styrofoam alternatives are recyclable  These alternatives are also bio- degradable  These alternatives do not contain any harmful chemicals

5 Solution 1  We have developed two alternatives to using Styrofoam. Solution number one includes using plastic trays and reusing them.

6 Solution 1 continued  We at Seckman Middle School made solution 1 work, by having kids wash the dishes and earning incentives.

7 Solution 2  Our second solution includes buying Bagasse trays which are recyclable and bio-degradable and very comparable in cost. These trays are available for purchase at

8 Cost Analysis  The Projected savings for the café per average 174 day year by switching to plastic trays is $5568  On an average day we are saving $27  In an average week we will save $160  In an average month, $618.66

9 Trash Cost Analysis  If we use QRS recycling we will save a projected $11.33 a week in trash cost.

10 Trash Cost in $ per week Cost in Dollars

11 QRS Recycling Plan  Our plan includes using the services of QRS Recycling Company. They provide recycling services they provide recycling hoppers.

12 May 20th August 4th Project Green Evaluation # 3 April 8th April 30th April 1st r Project Green Timeline Hopper delivered to Seckman Middle School Project Green Kick-off Project Green Evaluation # 1 Project Green Evaluation # 2

13 Credits  Alex Baum  Loretta Beck  Texas Crowe  Garret Korn  Kyle Rose  Ben Ruzicka  Corey Schroer

14 Bibliography        Loretta Beck, SMS Food Service

15  Paper, bottles, plastic, cans- recycle them all, take a stand

16 We would also like to make a special thanks to Mrs. Sengheiser and Mrs. Loretta Beck!!! We would also like to make a special thanks to Mrs. Sengheiser and Mrs. Loretta Beck!!!

17 Seckman Middle School 2840 Seckman Road Imperial, MO Fox C-6 School District


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