Trash Free Tuesdays

Greenshake - Earth Club

Did you know if everyone lived like the average American, we would need between 5 and 6 Planet Earths to provide enough water, food and other resources?

The Trash Free Tuesdays activity encourages students to bring lunches that don’t generate trash. This is done by using trash free lunch boxes, reusable cloth sandwich or snack bags, or reusable containers. How about a reusable water bottle in lieu of a disposable juice box? Switch from paper napkins to cloth. There are over 50 million students in the U.S. Imagine the trash we could divert if they all switched to trash free lunches!

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