The Challenge is on! The Hot Lunch Eco-Challenge that is. Kinnaird Elementary in Castlegar is in a friendly competition with Glenmerry Elementary in Trail. The competition is simple; The school that diverts the most waste from their Hot Lunch WINS!! And the prize; Good Eco-Footprint Karma!! Each Beyond Recycling class has invited another class from … Continued
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Students worked hard at a paper making factory to recycle scrap paper into high quality artisan paper.
Grade 5 Students from Lady Grey Elementary School took a field trip to the Golden Landfill and Bottle Depot this fall. Students learned how waste is processed from the marshalling area where mattresses, shingles, metal and drywall are collected while waiting to be recycled. We witnessed a garbage truck dumping a load and the compactor … Continued
After learning about product lifecycle and how much one-time plastic we use in our day to day lives, the students from Mr. Brauer’s grade 5/6 class at Yaqan Nukiy school did a project to make beeswax wrap. Beeswax wrap can be used to wrap snacks in instead of using plastic wrap. It is easy to … Continued
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How much of our waste can be diverted from our local landfill by reducing, reusing, repairing, refusing, rethinking and recycling? We took a trip to find out more!
Blasting off with Beyond Recycling at Hume School
Wasteful, waste-of-time, wasting away, there are many expressions and words related to waste, but what is waste and has it always been as it is today? Students in Ms. Lema and Ms. Whittick’s Grade 7 classes in Invermere and Windermere, respectively, investigated those questions by a walk down memory lane. By looking at the history … Continued
At some point, you may have enjoyed a cold beverage out of a can, finished it, and then wondered, “Does it actually matter if I recycle this or throw it in the garbage? Do my actions make a difference?” Ms. Whittick’s Grade 7 class from Windermere Elementary school found out first-hand that what you do … Continued
The Columbia Valley, where Invermere is located, does not have a plethora of local farmers, making it even more important to support, visit, and interact with the few local farmers around. Thus as part of Beyond Recycling’s focus on learning where stuff comes from, Ms. Lema’s Grade 7 class from J.A. Laird in Invermere went … Continued