Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Our 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Compost Challenge'

Last week, Anna (from Zero Waste) came to teach us about ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. She taught us about making our own cake and biscuits. Another way of reducing the amount of waste is called smart shopping. To smart shop, means not buying things that can’t be reused or recycled such as chip wrappers. Our class was also given a challenge, this was to reduce the amount of lunch waste left in our lunch boxes. The amount of rubbish across the week went down from 49 to 12 pieces. On another visit, we played card games about smart shopping and recycling. One of the pairs of cards was a handkerchief and a box of tissues, and another pair was tiny yoghurt containers and a big pottle of yoghurt. We had to sort them into items that could be recycled or reused.
All in all, we learnt lots about the caring of our planet, and...please remember to be a smart shopper!

By Olivia, Rosemary and Emma (Blog News-Reporters of the Week)