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Your Tips for Getting Started

Your Tips for Getting Started

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What are the easiest/simplest entry points for teachers and administrators looking to implement a green project in their school? What type of projects cost little or nothing (in time or money) but have impact value for the students and the planet?

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Jason Flom
Director in Tallahassee, FL

A colleague, Mary-Kay Goindi, offered this gem of program via twitter (@MaryKayG):

"It's been my experience that simple ideas are the ones that tend to have a lasting impact. A 'boomerang lunch' means that everything that comes to school and is not eaten goes home at the end of each day. Boomerang lunches let parents know what's not being eaten and also makes the excessive packaging of lunch/snack purchases obvious."

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Jason Flom
Director in Tallahassee, FL

Fantastic resources, Bethe. The trendsetters (Alice Water, chief among them) at the Edible Schoolyard were the cornerstone of my honors project on gardening with students for a sustainable future. Thanks for sharing.

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