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Roots and Shoots presents school staff with new recycling initiative

Roots and Shoots presents school staff with new recycling initiative

Katie Hardie and Sadie Yarosh

November 18, 2018

According to Roots and Shoots leader Katie Christiansen, it is important the school is changing its recycling plan because it shows the dedication students at Park have concerning the environment. “It reflects what students care about, as we’ve seen in the students’ initiation (and passing...

Roots and Shoots plans to film recycling video

Roots and Shoots plans to film recycling video

Elise Riley and Isaac Wert

December 23, 2017

Junior Roots and Shoots member Leila Raymond said although Park has the facilities to recycle, students and teachers at the high school often use all bins as trash, not sorting the waste into the proper bins. “Even though our school has recycling bins, students aren’t recycling properly, and t...

Roots and Shoots members form recycling-focused team

Roots and Shoots members form recycling-focused team

Elise Riley and Isaac Wert

November 20, 2017

Junior Roots and Shoots member Leila Raymond said she decided to join the club’s newly-created recycling team in order to promote sustainability in the Park community. “It was an initiative that a few of us (took on) because Roots and Shoots can impact the city and things (on a large scale), an...

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