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Recycling and Conservation at GCSD

Celebrating Earth Week  
(April 2 - 5, 2012)

 

Every year, students and staff throughout the Guilderland Central School District participate in Earth Week--a celebration around the international Earth Day event. Earth Day is an annual event, held this year on April 22, where people from around the globe work to raise awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment.

Below is a list of initiatives undertaken by the GSCD school community to celebrate Earth Week 2012:

 

School

Initiative

Altamont Elementary School

Seedling project

Altamont Elementary School

Paper-bag decorating

Guilderland Elementary School

Environmental club doing morning announcements

Guilderland Elementary School

Paper-bag decorating

Lynnwood Elementary School

Paper-bag decorating

Pinebush Elementary School

Garbage sorting

Pinebush Elementary School

Receipt drive (collecting receipts from already returned bottles).

Pinebush Elementary School

Recycle and return the bottles from school

Pinebush Elementary School

Purchase another tree or donate to an environmental charity using funds generated by bottle returns

Pinebush Elementary School

Paper-bag decorating

Westmere Elementary School

Paper-bag decorating

Westmere Elementary School

Read-alouds of Earth Week/environmental themed books

Westmere Elementary School

Recycle and return the bottles from school

Farnsworth Middle School

Pledge week

Farnsworth Middle School

Paper-bag decorating

Farnsworth Middle School

Can and bottle recycling

Farnsworth Middle School

Students and staff are encouraged to volunteer to work in the organic garden

Guilderland High School

Paper challenge - Reduce paper usage/consumption by 1/3 for week , data will be generated by copier-counters and/or Xerox

District-wide initiatives

Paper challenge - Reduce paper usage/consumption by 1/3 for week , data will be generated by copier-counters and/or Xerox

 

 

 

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