Silver Springs - 2010
Contact: Christine Dennis
Team Name: DC Kids
Team Type: ClubCampaign Goal:
To recycle paper and cardboard materials throughout the school and to encourage school members to use paper wisely.
- created a mascot “Mr. Paperclip.”
- collected, weighed and recycled paper and cardboard for the entire school
- presented skits at an assembly encouraging wise paper use
- awarded classes and individuals who demonstrated wise paper use
The Best Part
Seeing paper waste reduction over the months.
Look for ways to give positive reinforcement for GOOD practice, rather than criticize poor practice.
Comments about the Campaign
Students were excited about being recognized by the DC Kids, and made concerted efforts in an attempt to earn time with Mr. Paperclip.
Did We Reach our Goal?
Yes, we observed paper waste reduction.
What we are most proud of
That we observed paper waste reduction over the months.