Compass for Sustainability<br />Decision Making Tool for business & schools<br />Use in classroom for almost any topic K-12<br />Simple to learn, easier to implement immediately<br />Engaging for students and teacher becomes facilitator<br />Get a deeper understanding and see other perspectives on global issues<br />“not another thing to squeeze into your packed curriculum”<br />Focus for your units<br />
True or False?<br /> All bottled water comes from clean pristine rivers that flow down mountains.<br />
False<br />40% of bottled water is actually tap water.<br />Desani (from Coca Cola) Aquafina (from Pepsi)<br /> Both are tap water!!<br />
What about our water?<br />It’s filtered tap water.<br />
Safety<br />The bottle is actually dangerous.<br />Bisphenol A (BPA), found in many plastic bottles and water coolers contains estrogens.<br />Estrogens are female hormones and has been linked to breast and ovarian cancers and childhood developmental problems.<br />Phthalates, which are known to disrupt testosterone and other hormones, can leach into bottled water over time.<br />ISB reusable bottles are BPA & Phthalates free.<br />
Environment:a nightmare from beginning to end<br />Bottled water causes over 60 million plastic bottles to be produced, filled, transported and disposed of "every day" in America. That’s just in USA.<br /> Less than 20% of bottles get recycled.<br />It takes 3 times as much water to produce the bottle as it does to fill it. <br />
Cost<br />1 ISB bottle = <br />350 baht<br />1 Crystal each day<br />for the year = <br />3660 baht<br />183 school days / year<br />20 baht/Crystal bottle<br />20 x 183 = 3660<br />
Water changes at ISB<br />2 new water dispensers at the gym and cafeteria for you to refill your own water bottle.<br />Bookstore sells water bag & bottles for 350 baht.<br />BPA FREE<br />Phthalates Free<br />Crystal water will double from 10 baht to 20 baht.<br />
66% reduction in bottled water since the campaign<br />ISB Earth Week 2011<br />
Tap & Print<br />New system that allows you to print from any printer with just a tap of your card.<br />This has significantly cut down on wasted printing in the library and will now do it throughout school. <br />ISB Earth Week 2011<br />
Sites for the presentation: <br />Sites for the presentation: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GrQTv5aPly-F_hmmwpthxJEAb6T6wKUF3PXQaa7BEG8/edit?hl=en&authkey=CPzZlsQLFacebook (Ban the bag): http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=96682690774Carrotmobhttp://bangkok.carrotmob.org/Prezi – Ban the baghttp://prezi.com/y9-yb3uxqfvl/carrotmob-ban-the-bag/Green Panthershttp://green-panthers.blogspot.com/Energy in the Home –https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dXp_QFvCSFX_jVFbWIeK_sGZFvRCX6GqQC39zwP9474/edit?hl=en&authkey=CPn_iPIDMy Eco Footprinthttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1qN3_WsCAo9NzPOPj76ClpIqmG1-xktZwDRKVmo6y1No/edit?hl=en&authkey=CP7YnOULHow much do I consume in a day?https://docs.google.com/document/d/1J9ZlHzDJ8F5iNlKa1bLfPX8AzgbkeK_v5FgXX0FoPp0/edit?hl=en&authkey=CL7GnJ0EEco Shopper Scavenger Hunthttps://docs.google.com/document/d/10kgNpuqZCfedAYVzM7zNd_FxHEv2CZWJMsu3oi1dISE/edit?hl=en&authkey=CNG69tIHCompass of Sustainability -https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DzbY6h29o5R3jg0FPW7JQ_IbTCIoWnSJa4xem38DFvA/edit?hl=en&authkey=COr2gRYBecoming a Compass School http://www.atkisson.com/resources/category/compass-schools/Eco changes at ISB: https://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AcMNV7mDlxaEZGQzMjQ5OGRfOGZjN2NzZ2Nw&hl=en<br />
What can you and your school do?<br />Class assignments<br />Compass for Sustainability<br />Eco Projects<br /> - Meatless Mondays<br /> - Bottled Water<br /> - Ban the bags<br />Carrotmob Concept<br />
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