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SUSTAINABILITY MISSION

To support Ella Baker students, teachers, staff and parents in efforts to promote a healthy school environment and actively work toward creating a more livable planet through education, action, collaboration and student empowerment.

 
POTENTIAL AREAS OF FOCUS
  • Waste Reduction : Composting, Recycling, Consumption (ex: Supplies, Events)
  • Energy : Conservation, Building Design
  • Water  : Conservation, Irrigation
  • Food Systems : Gardens, Policies, Food Share/Donation
  • Green Chemistry : IPM/Herbicide-Free, Green Cleaning, Fragrance-Free
  • Pollution : Transportation, No-Idle Zones, Litter

2019-2020 GOALS
  • Reduce Food Waste through proper Lunch Room Sorting & Introduction of a Food Share/Donation program
  • Green Cleaning Kits for all Staff
  • Assembly and Activities for Earth Day/Week (50th Anniversary this year!)
  • Achieve Level 2 King County Green School Status
  • Help Start a School Garden with Native Plants and Vegetables
  • Continue with general Waste Reduction efforts (ex: Marker collection for Crayola ColorCycle Program)
  • Support the student Green Team
  • Work with PTSA Board to encourage greener events/projects.

 

PREVIOUS YEARS ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED?

We are always looking for parents that are interested in learning more about Sustainability. No experience or knowledge required, just a desire to empower our community to be Green Changemakers!

Contact sustainability@ellabakerptsa.org