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Lauren Brook
lauren.brook@sarasota.k12.fl.us
Laurel Nokomis
sarasota, FLUSA
 

We decorated 600 bags!

About our project: Students had a wonderful time decorating and celebrating Earth Day! Publix was very helpful and they are excited to have the bags for customers !

submitted on 4/21/2017


Amelia Garrett
amelia.garrett@mail.okaloosa.k12.fl.us
Eglin Elementary School
Eglin AFB, FLUSA
www.okaloosaschools.com/eglin/

We decorated 400 bags!

About our project: As students at Eglin Elementary School learned about Earth Day, they put their artistic skills to work. The Eglin Commissary provided the school with 400 brown bags to decorate with pictures and Earth Day slogans. These designs were created by students in grades K-4 and returned to the store for customers to receive when shopping on Earth Day, April 22, and the days following. Reminding the community the importance of the 3 Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) and taking care of our planet is what the Earth Day Grocery Bag Project is all about.

submitted on 5/2/2016


Erin Sliva
erinds@leeschools.net
Lee County
Fort Myers, FLUSA
 

We decorated 731 bags!

About our project: My daughter, Charlotte, is in kindergarten at Tanglewood Elementary School. Her teacher, Mrs. Prysi, assigned her students a community Earth Day project. Charlotte and I chose to participate in the Earth Day Groceries Project. We went to our local Publix and they graciously let us borrow 800 brown paper bags. The students of Tanglewood truly enjoyed decorating their bag with an Earth Day message. We ended up with 731 decorated bags! What a fun experience! We hope the customers also enjoy their bags and will consider reusing them!

submitted on 4/22/2016


Sara Pollard
sara.pollard@ocps.net
Deerwood Elementary
Orlando, FLUSA
 

We decorated 392 bags!

About our project: Our students enjoyed participating in the earth day bag project with Publix at Rio Pinar.

submitted on 4/21/2016


Mrs. McMillan
bmcmillan@dadeschools.net
MDCPS
Miami, FLUSA
 

We decorated 80 bags!

About our project: All About Our 2015 Earth Day Project: Assurant Satellite Learning Center First, Third, and Fourth Graders in Miami, Florida celebrate Earth Day for the 14th year with our partner, Norman Brother’s Produce. Students from Mrs. McMillan’s/Miss Michael’s First classes, along with Ms. Mazin’s Third Grade class and Mrs. Cortada’s Fourth Grade class, enjoyed sharing in the 2015 Earth Day Grocery Bag Project. The students decorated approximately 80 bags. The grocery bags are being distributed on Earth Day at Norman Brother’s Produce to help remind people to use paper, not plastic. Our 2015 Earth Day activities include: planting a tree, decorating Norman Brothers Produce grocery bags, and creating inventions out of trash. The students have been discovering new and easy ways to conserve energy and how to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle to keep our Earth GREEN. HAPPY EARTH DAY 2015 from First, Third, and Fourth Graders at Assurant Satellite Learning Center & Norman Brother’s Produce!! 4/22/2015

submitted on 4/30/2015


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