royal oak green schools
Information on what makes a school a Michigan Green School.
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Examples of Green School initiatives:
(These are samples, please contact the School for details and a full listing).
- Addams Elementary: Upcycled art contest where students make art projects out of recycled materials
- Keller Elementary: Asthma Free Zone/No Idling Policy, Evergreen Status (A school completing 20 or more of the listed activities can apply to be designated a Michigan Evergreen School.)
- Northwood Elementary: Green Valentine Party
- Oak Ridge Elementary: Cafeteria Recycling program with PTA, Math and Science Night recycling table
- Oakland: The Media Center has a series called "Dealing with Waste", titles include " Household Waste, Leftover Food, Old Appliances, Old Cars, Old Clothes and Wastewater."
- All Elementary Schools: Using eFolders to send home School, District, and Community information electronically instead of on paper
- All elementary Styrofoam trays changed to recycled materials
- Refillable water bottle fountains