Week One: Reduce & Reuse
Bring in used crayons and mascara brushes
Bring in used crayons to be melted down, remanufactured and delivered to children’s hospitals across the country by The Crayon Initiative.
Bring in used mascara brushes to be cleaned and sent to the Appalachian Wildlife Refuge to clean the fur and features of small animals.
All items can be delivered to the Inner Court.
Week Two: Recycle & Compost
Bring in hard to recycle items and learn something about recycling and composting
Recycling Collection: Bring in used batteries and e-waste to 5th Period classes to be recycled
Composting & Recycling Survey: The Green Team is reaching out to encourage proper recycling and composting practices at home, as we have a new composting program at school. We have created a brief survey to understand the different practices at our households. Green Team is here to assist every person in our community to make strides towards sustainability.
Read more to learn about what the Green Team is working on.
Week Three: Advocacy
Use reusable containers for your lunch and beverage
Commit to bring a reusable mug to get your coffee/tea and bring your lunch in reusable containers. Collect an “I Care For Creation” sticker from Spiritual Life Council if you participate in the challenge this week.
Week Four: Earth Week
Be part of Planting Day, wear a Pura Vida bracelet, and participate in Dress Down Day
In addition to the other activities, we’ll have a $5 dress pass to support the World Wildlife Foundation’s Australian Wildlife & Nature Recovery Fund.
Week Five: Ethical Consumption
Take the Carbon Footprint Quiz, learn about local companies that support fair trade, and try vegan baked goods
Learn about your impact on the earth and where you can find ethically sourced products in our area.
Week Six: Holy Week
Pray with the Carondelet community
Gather together at our all-school Holy Week liturgy before Easter and Easter Break.