Lincoln High School students collect over 9,700 lbs of recycling


Photo by Lower Columbia College, Flickr

Students in Environmental Science classes at Lincoln High School in Des Moines are working hard to increase their school’s recycling. Once a week, the students collect recycling bins that each class fills and places outside of their classroom.

The Environmental Science students then sort through the bins to ensure that everything is recyclable.

So far, they have collected over 9,700 lbs. of recycling.

Read more about this project and other school projects via the Des Moines Register here.

For a series of videos on creating a school recycling program, click here.

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