Students at Lowell Elementary School in Waterloo took part in a series of projects to highlight the negative environmental impact of plastic litter.
One project involved collecting 600 old T-shirts and stitching them into reusable grocery bags. The students also wrote a book tracking the journey of a plastic bag as it travels from the grocery store to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
The book and bags will be sold at a community event next Saturday. The proceeds will go towards ocean clean-up and marine animal rescue.
Read the WCF Courier’s full article on the students’ efforts here.