Battle of the water bottles

November 04, 2017

Aim to rid HMES (a Title I school) of plastic one-time water bottles through integrated student activities:
- contest for recycling that will go through the year
- essay and poster contests
- reuse ideas
- dissemination of water bottles at school and PTA events (with funding) and reduced reliance on bottled water
- connecting drinking water (vs juice or soda) with health
- tracking performance by older grades
- updates to school community

Intended impact of project

Reduced environmental impact
Improved occupant health & performance
Increased environmental & sustainability literacy