Darkening Our Shade of Green: Juice Pouch Recycling

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Darkening Our Shade of Green: Juice Pouch Recycling

  1. 1. DARKENING OUR SHADE OF GREEN <ul><li>Capri Sun Juice Pouch Recycling Program </li></ul><ul><li>At Eagle Cove School, Pasadena, Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>www.eaglecoveschool.org </li></ul><ul><li>By Vicki Dabrowka </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>We all know it, and Kermit the Frog said it the best…. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>But as a Maryland Green School, </li></ul><ul><li>it’s what you do! </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>Eagle Cove School: Maryland Green since 2006!
  4. 5. <ul><li>We work hard </li></ul><ul><li>to recycle so </li></ul><ul><li>we don’t have a “WALL-E” </li></ul><ul><li>type of world. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>We know how to keep that recycling going in the right direction: </li></ul>
  6. 7. Capri Sun & Juice Pouch Recycling
  7. 8. <ul><li>Quoted from www.terracycle.net </li></ul>TerraCycle is trying to eliminate the idea of waste. Every year BILLIONS of drink pouches end up in dumpsters and landfills across America.
  8. 9. <ul><li>Look at some of the things that can come from juice pouches. </li></ul>pencil bags tote bags backpacks
  9. 10. TERRACYCLE IN ACTION <ul><li>For video go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ll0m5S5Z2Qg </li></ul>
  10. 11. “ TERRACYCLING” ON TV Terracycle on GoodMorning America & Oprah If the video doesn’t run, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaKoBuVZ_AI
  11. 12. ALSO ON PLANET GREEN TV: G-WORD CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE VIDEO http://planetgreen.discovery.com/videos/g-word-online-clips-terracycling.html
  12. 13. HERE’S WHAT TO DO: <ul><li>1. Quietly go to each classroom with your team to get the Capri Suns. Show yourself as a GREEN leader! </li></ul><ul><li>2. Bring the Capri Sun containers back to our classroom. </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>3. For each grade level, count the number of juice pouches & report it 3 places: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your grade level chart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The board chart for that grade. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report that number to your teacher & the computer chart. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Rinse out the container with soap & water & set aside to dry. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. 5. When we get a bunch, we will count them, bundle them into groups of 100, then send the bundles to Terracycle. 6. TerraCycle will give our school 2 cents for every juice pouch we send them! 7. Keep reusable waste out of the trash!
  15. 16. JUICE POUCH RECYCLERS…. LET’S GET THIS GREEN PARTY STARTED!!
  16. 17. PHOTO CREDITS Photographer Unknown, &quot;Metric sized juices and fruit drinks.&quot; 9 Jul 2008 <http://lamar.colostate.edu>. Designer Unknown, &quot;Be Inspired: Bilboards.&quot; Foundation for a Better Life . 10 Oct 2007. 9 Jul 2008 <http://www.forbetterlife.org/billboards/live-your-dreams>. McAllister-Grande, Jaime . &quot;AJI Designs.“ October 2006. 9 Jul 2008 <http://ajidesigns.com/Quote%20Cards.htm>. Photographer Unknown, &quot;&quot;Maryland Green School&quot;.&quot; Gibson Island Country School (now Eagle Cove School) . 9 Jul 2008 <http://www.gics.org/maryland_green_school.htm>.
  17. 18. PHOTO CREDITS, PAGE 2 Designer Unknown, &quot;Recycling.&quot; St. Cloud State University Residential Life . 9 Jul 2008 <http://www.stcloudstate.edu/reslife/reshalls/halls/maintenance.asp>. Disney Pixar, &quot;Wall-E.“ T-gameblog . 9 Jul 2008 <http://t-gameblog.blogspot.com/2008/06/wall-e.html>. Disney Pixar, &quot;Wall-E Movie Posters.&quot; Wallpaperez . 9 Jul 2008 <http://www.wallpaperez.info/movie/Wall-E-1368.html>. Last Name Unknown, Chris. Trash Douglas County Less Blog . 16 June 2008. 9 Jul 2008 <http://dcrecyclepower.blogspot.com/>. Photographer Unknown, Organic Mania . 21 Mar 2008. 9 Jul 2008 <http://organicmania.com/category/marketing/>.
  18. 19. PHOTO CREDITS, PAGE 3 Photographer Unknown, &quot;Our Products: TerraCycle Bags.&quot; TerraCycle Inc. . 2008. 9 Jul 2008 <http://www.terracycle.net/bags.htm>. Photographer Unknown, &quot;Tornado Zone Store.&quot; Holy Trinity Catholic High School . 2007. 9 Jul 2008 <http://www2.occdsb.on.ca/trh/content.php?doc=3849>. Photographer Unknown, &quot;Merrill Environment Policy Includes Pro-Black Lung Disease Plank.&quot; Dealbreaker . 4 Jan 2007. 9 Jul 2008 <http://www.dealbreaker.com/its_not_easy_being_green/>. Photographer Unknown, &quot;TerraCycle, Capri Sun™ and Honest Kids™ Drink Pouch Brigade.&quot; TerraCycle Inc. . 2008. 9 Jul 2008 <http://terracycle.org/dpb/dpb.htm>.
  19. 20. FOR MORE “GREEN” RESOURCES: BE SURE TO CHECK OUT “GREEN TEAM GAZETTE” You can also find “Green Team Gazette” on Facebook! One teacher. One world. Sustainability. Eco-friendly. Classroom-friendly. Teacher-friendly. Green-school friendly. Parent-friendly. Kid-friendly. World-friendly. Planet-friendly. What can we do to increase the likelihood of this one li'l world being here eons from now? Whether you are a teacher or a parent or someone who firmly believes that every tiny li'l bit helps, let's check it out together and be part of the solution rather than adding to the problem!! http://GreenTeamGazette.blogspot.com

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