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
What do the two pictures below have to do with each other and helping out with the end of school? Figure 1: Ripped pieces of paper Figure 2: Handmade Artisanal Paper A) They both are pretty B) … Continued
The students at Rossland Summit School had a great lesson today at Moon Gravity Farms in Rossland BC. How and why should you farm in town? This educational tour included visiting the happy homes of Ducks, Goats, Bees, Chickens, Fruit Trees, and a large producing Veggie garden. The students were amazed at how a family … Continued
To celebrate the end of the year and the Real Food available to us, Ms Patience and Beyond Recycling educator Gillian Sanders brought snacks to share with the students. Students investigated where these came from and found the following: Organic cheese from Jerseyland in Grand Forks Cucumbers from Four Seasons Greenhouse in Winlaw Bread made … Continued