Here are some of the things they learned....
Andre- " I learned we can recycle bottles, cereal boxes and plastic boxes."
Kyiah- "We can not recycle food."
Lydia - "I learned that shoes can be made out of recycled bottles."
Brooke- "I learned from Mr. Standish what to recycle."
Yohanna- " We recycle so the trees don't get ruined and flowers don't die."
Natasha - "Now I know that Dunkaroos go in the blue box."
Cheyenne - "I learned that we have to recycle or the trees and flowers won't grow."
Ella-"I learned that water bottles go in the blue box."
Important key points to TALK with your child about:
- the 3 R's - REDUCE RE-USE RECYCLE
- R is the 18th letter
- Yes, Tim Horton's cup and lids can NOW be recycled
- It is important to recycle because we want to reduce the amount of garbage and pollution, to protect the natural resources and to save land space.
- Also, Mr. Standish discussed the importance of sorting the materials appropriately into t he red box and blue box. .
On June 10th, there is an Open House at the Essex/Windsor Solid Waste Authority facility from 10 am - 2 pm.
For more information, look for the Enviro-tip pamphlet in your local paper or visit the website http://www.wecanrecyclemore.org