Category Archives: Waste Reduction Challenge

An Experiment in Zero-Waste

Residence on Earth blogger, Clara Changxin Fang, details her journey toward a waste-free (or minimal waste) life by recycling, composting and cutting back on certain luxuries. From the entry: “The average American generates 4.3 pounds of household waste per day and diverts … Continue reading

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How to Participate in the Waste Reduction Challenge for Green Week!

National Green Week is moving full steam ahead and there’s still plenty of time to get involved! You can make any week your Green Week until the end of April! A waste reduction and recycling theme makes for fun and … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? National Green Week Takes a New Themed Approach

National Green Week, GEF’s flagship program, has adopted a new themed approach to motivate a broader range of education-driven sustainability campaigns around the world. This year, schools, classrooms and youth groups are encouraged to focus on one of GEF’s six sustainability … Continue reading

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