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Plastic Free July

Did you know that July is "Plastic Free" month? It's true! Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?

About the Challenge

Plastic Free July provides resources and ideas to help you (and millions of others around the world) reduce single-use plastic waste every day at home, work, school, and even at your local café.

This movement has inspired over 250 million participants in 177 countries. 

You making a small change will collectively make a massive difference to our communities. You can choose to refuse single-use plastics in July (and beyond!). Best of all, being part of Plastic Free July will help you to find great alternatives that can become new habits forever.

Plastic Free July is full of ideas — find out more about taking the "Plastic Free July" Challenge, as well as helpful was you can reduce your own single-use plastic usage.

Caring for the Environment at Grand Rapids Christian Elementary School Iroquois Campus

During the 2018-2019 school year, the Grand Rapids Christian Elementary School Iroquois Campus 2nd Grade Spanish Immersion class worked to decreases waste for a healthier world. Their efforts were even featured in the 2018-2019 Annual Report. Read the article here

And here are 5 quick tips you can do to make lunchtime more environmentally friendly:

  1. Pack lunch in reusable containers
  2. Buy reusable beverage containers
  3. Pack cloth napkins and silverware
  4. Purchase bulk snacks
  5. Shop seasonally