Code Green

 

What is Code Green?

  • A cycle 3 committee  dedicated to helping General Vanier become eco friendly

 

60 minutes of Reducing

In light of January’s theme of “Reducing”, classrooms at General Vanier will be participating in 60mins of reducing.  Teachers will decide how they want to reduce for those 60mins in their classroom.  For example, the lights can be closed, or electronics like the smart board, computers and tablets can be turned off.  

This will take place on Friday, January 31st from 1:15 to 2:15pm.

 

Donation to Joujouthèque

Code Green would like to thank everyone who donated their used toys during the month of December.  Joujoutheque, St. Michel was very appreciative and happy with the many great items we brought to them on Tuesday, December 17. The toys will definitely help brighten up the lives of their many families.

 

Code green goals already implemented

 

  • No longer issuing printed materials.
  • Polluting water bottle free zone.
  • Polluting plastic cutlery free zone
  • Recycling paper, juice boxes and plastic wrappers
  • Use of reusable containers in order to avoid polluting plastic bags and plastic wrap.
  • Safe disposal of batteries (container at the front office)
  • Healthy eating habits

Newly implemented monthly themes

  • November: Analyze your ecological footprint.  Are you already doing enough to be eco friendly to your environment? Take the Ecological footprint test!
  • December: Reuse: A time of giving.
  • January: Reduce (use less water, electricity, energy)
  • February: Recycle (Contest: bring in your recycled objects to create an art project in art class)
  • March: Reject (buy ecological friendly products or make your own!)
  • April: Earth Month (special school activity)
  • May and June: Healthy Choices (special school activity)

 

Videos

Code Green December-Reuse

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