Recycling at CHS 2011
Carmel High School Environmental Club
Watch the CHS Environmental Club Recycling Rap video shown on video announcements at Carmel High School!
A member of Carmel High School's Environmental Club holds up a sign reminding his schoolmates to recycle at lunch. The CHS Environmental Club got a Carmel Green Teen Micro-Grant for $936 to help fund long-awaited recycling bins for all three lunchroom of CHS. The 5000 students and staff also have the opportunity to recycle throughout the school day by using funded recycling bins in the hallways.
A student does his part by recycling after lunch. In just two months after the addition of these cafeteria recycling bins, CHS recycled 2.5 tons more material than its previous paper recycling. According to EPA calculations, this means that the project will save almost 34 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually.
Hallway recycling bins take all items that can be recycled in the cafeteria as well as paper, cardboard, and more. CHS Recycle 002This sign educates students in the freshman cafeteria regarding what can be recycled in the bins. Students can recycle plastic food trays, water bottles, juice cans, plastic wrappers, and more in the cafeteria recycling bins.