Elementary School Students Campaign for Reusable Lunchroom Trays

styrofoam trayIn Piney Branch Elementary Students Campaign for Reusable Lunchroom Trays, UtensilsThe Washington Post reported on a great example about how students across the country realize that the environment is worth more than perceived savings by purchasing disposables – and, they can do something about it.  “The students from Takoma Park, known as one of the D.C. region’s most socially conscious communities, have raised $9,000 from foundations and sympathetic residents to purchase a dishwasher, washable flatware and other supplies so they can banish Styrofoam from their school. But they have met unexpected resistance from a school system in which food-service operations rely on the convenience and disposability of plastic….”  Click here to read the full article.

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