On a sunny Wednesday, students hurried to get some sherbet -with fair trade sugar!-, muffins -fair trade sugar, bananas and chocolate, brownies -fair trade sugar and cocoa and even shortbread -fair trade sugar. Success! $106 more in our solar panels fund. Well done to all the bakers.
Team Green has “adopted” the Brebner Bay outlet as part of the Touchstone citizen lake monitoring project. We will take samples monthly and they will be analysed. We hope to have interesting stories to tell from the results.
Team Green is very grateful it has been nominated for the Trustpower Volunteer Awards. We haven’t received the Awards but we were there to support MAC fellows winners Students in the Community. Well done SIC!
Otago schools and preschools did a great job diverting paper and cardboard from landfill in 2016. They have:
Diverted 311 tonnes of paper and cardboard from landfill
Prevented 1,678 tonnes of carbon dioxide from being produced in landfill
Saved 2,486 cubic metres of landfill space
Earned 1,300 native trees thanks to the Paper4Trees Scheme.
We at MAC have earned 32 trees in 2016. We planted 16 and decided to carry over the other 16 to add to our 2017 earned trees and organise a school-wide plating event.
Keep up the good work with recycling!
- $100 raised at the Fair trade bake sale go to the Solar Panel fund.
- 12 students came and watch the Film Before the Flood first part
- 4 articles in the local medias about Team Green
- 10 students came at lunchtime Friday to plant 16 trees
- 32 Whanau participated and returned the quiz.
And so the last house competition results are:
- 1st Barker, 161 correct answers, 4 house points
- 2nd Pisa, 121 correct answers, 3 house points
- 3rd Iron, 110 correct answers, 2 house points
- 4th Roy, 84 correct answers, 1 house point
Team Green thanks everyone for their participation!
Mount Aspiring College has earned 32 trees in 2016 thanks to our paper and cardboard recycling. We planted 16 on Friday lunchtime.
And Thank You everyone for recycling!
We will plant the other trees next year in a school wide event -we need 44 trees to have one per whanau for this event.
Look what Team Green has negotiated with the very kind Canteen ladies!
It’s a win for you (cheaper), a win for the environment (no-throw-away cup), a win for the canteen (less cups to buy). Enjoy!
In 2016, we earn 32 trees from our recycling effort, up one tree from previous years. We have started monitoring precisely so we can see our progress.
And so we can analyse that a lot of recycling has happened in the 3rd and 4th term of 2016.
In 2017, paper recycling has definitely reduced and this is coherent considering the effort our school is doing to become paperless.
Cardboard and plastic recycling are more consistent in 2017. Let’s keep the recycling effort up!
We will try and get the data for the rubbish.