We are officially launching the Bag It Plastic Free School Contest!
Sponsored by the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation, founded by Jack and Kim Johnson to support environmental, art, and music education now and into the future, the winning school will receive a personal video thank you from singer/songwriter Jack Johnson.
The best Middle School Project, the best Elementary School project and the best High School project also win:
- A school installation of an Elkay® EZH2O Rapid Bottle Fill Station, which provides a quick, clean and green drink of filtered water without the need to purchase a single serving plastic bottle. The EZH2O will be awarded to t) along with a trip to the:
- A trip to the Algalita Marine Research Institute’s Plastic Ocean Pollution Solutions (POPS) International Youth Summit.
Teachers and students are encouraged to develop creative and effective action projects that reduce disposable plastic use in their communities.
Licensed copies of the Bag It educational DVD and curriculum packet available to 200 schools across the country. The contest is open to all schools however! If you are interested in a copy for your school please email Laura Colbert at firstname.lastname@example.org
Participating students can use the DVD and curriculum packet as a tool to develop and execute plans that change the way their school, and communities, perceive and use single-use plastic products. There are also numerous resources available on the contest webpage.
“Not only will students feel empowered having made a positive impact on their
community, but teams will also be eligible for awesome prizes,” said Michelle Hill,
REEL Thing Films producer.