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Dec 09

Waterloo Schools

Waterloo Schools

The Waterloo school district campus is a K-12 facility located in Atwater, Ohio has a burgeoning sustainability program. With support and financial assistance from Sustainability for Educators and the Environment (SEE), the Portage Soil and Water Conservation District, and Portage County Commissioners, Waterloo continues its zero waste effort, and moves closer toward its goal of unifying the school’s curriculum through sustainability.

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Dec 09

Kent Roosevelt

Kent Roosevelt

Thanks to the hard work of many enthusiastic individuals, and the support and assistance of Sustainability for Educators and the Environment (SEE), Kent Roosevelt’s sustainability efforts are quickly coming to fruition. The Kent Roosevelt Environmental Club has played a major role in this growth. Made up of a handful of eager students, the Environmental Club runs and organizes sustainability initiatives at the school, including: recycling, outreach programs (often with elementary school students), and grant acquisition.

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Sep 28

Wadsworth Schools

Wadsworth Schools

Sacred Heart School

Sacred Heart is a private school in Wadsworth with about 350 students.   SEE has been working with Sacred Heart for a few years now and has completed waste audits, zero waste lunches and recently built an outdoor composting unit.  This unit will allow Sacred Heart to begin food scrap diversion right on school grounds. 

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Sep 20

St. Joan of Arc School

St. Joan of Arc School 

St. John of Arc School, a parish school in Chagrin Falls, has adopted school wide composting efforts to reduce waste streams. SEE donated money for the construction of a large composting bin which will hold the volume of uneaten food scraps from student lunches, which currently accounts for half the weight total waste at the school. The bin was assembled on site 4/25/10.

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May 03

Lakewood City Schools

Lakewood City Schools

Help To Others (H2O)

A program of the City of Lakewood/Department of Human Services/Division of Youth in partnership with Lakewood City Schools. H2O promotes community service through youth volunteer programs. SEE will work with H2O Summer Service Camp of roughly 200 youth. SEE staff will present a hands on lesson to campers on decomposition, vermicomposting, the soil ecosystem, and direct the building of vermicomposting bins.

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May 03

Maple Heights Schools

Maple Heights Schools

Maple Heights High School

  • Working with 10th grade Biology teacher and her students
  • Conducted one waste audit of lunch waste. (4/14/10)
  • Service Learning class (grades 9-12) assisted with sorting and data collection
  • SEE staff will present three lessons to her extra curricular class –"Sustainability for the Environment"
    • Decomposition and Composting (5/13)
    • Recycling (5/20)
    • How to conduct a waste audit, why, and what to do with the information
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May 03

Kent City Schools

Kent City Schools

Franklin Elementary

We have conducted two waste audits (11/18/09 & 4/7/10) of one days worth of garbage from the entire school.

We are working with Student Council:

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