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Reduce paper bag waste during lunch

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Challenge

Reduce waste in your school or community.

Overview

In order to help our school become more sustainable, students from Highlands Middle School focused on a solution to help reduce the amount of waste generated from brown paper bags at lunch. Students found an eco-friendly lunch bag alternative and sold it to students in grades 1-8. The group organized the sale of 54 lunch bag orders and continues to raise awareness about this issue.

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Environmental Protection Agency
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