Special Contributor to Real Mama, Inc.
Making your child’s school environmentally friendly is a positive endeavor on many levels. The dense school population can create a high degree of post-consumer waste—from copy paper to lunch plates—that can readily be reduced. Plus, going green at school is a wonderful way to reinforce to your child the green practices you already use at home, not to mention the sense of community involvement that greening your school will help foster for students, parents, teachers and school personnel. The process doesn’t have to be arduous: general awareness of going green is now so widespread that most people are already on board with it and are willing to do their part to help. All you need to get going is the desire to go green and a simple game plan. (more…)