Earth Day Groceries Reports, 2008 - 2018

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Eileen Lambert
West Orange, NJUSA

We decorated 9 bags!

About our project: Children decorated bags as participants in the Earth Day Bag Project

submitted on 4/26/2018

Jennifer Paull
Redwood Elementary
West Orange, NJUSA

We decorated 15 bags!

About our project: We were so excited to participate in this project!

submitted on 4/25/2018

Angela Longette
Marshall W. Errickson Elementary School
Freehold, NJUSA

We decorated 500 bags!

About our project: Our school has been participating in this project for a few years now. This project is a great way to introduce a short unit about how to make the world a better place by recycling, reducing waste and using reusable products. Student then put the knowledge they learn into decorating the paper bags. It gives student s a feeling of accomplishment and a chance to give back in a creative way. The staff and students find it to be a fun, easy project for any grade level. Many of our classes chose to work together with other grade levels to promote teamwork and collaboration.

submitted on 4/24/2018

Kimberly McCurnin
Unity Charter School
Morristown, NJUSA

We decorated 250 bags!

About our project: Our core mission at Unity Charter School is to prepare our students to learn how to live sustainablely on our planet in order to protect it for the future. Not only did we decorate grocery bags for ShopRite with messages teaching our community how to live more sustainablely, but all of our messages were created from upcycled materials (old cereal boxes, cardboard boxes, and more). In addition, we asked Shoprite to donate us REUSABLE grocery bags instead of paper or plastic ones. We are so grateful to ShopRite for helping us communicate the importance of "reusing" this Earth Day through this special partnership! We are proud to participate in this project! Happy Earth Day to all!

submitted on 4/18/2018

Jennifer Paull
West Orange, NJUSA

We decorated 30 bags!

About our project: While listening to Kenny Loggins' "Conviction of the Heart," fifth graders decorated brown paper grocery bags with earth-conscious messages. They were used to pack groceries on Earth Day at the local Shop Rite.

submitted on 5/2/2016