Earth Day is celebrated in the US on April 22nd, and is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment. Every year Edison Go Green aims to organize and provide a week of events to celebrate Earth Day.
Earth Week 2018
Earth Day is Sunday, April 22. Let’s get in the spirit!
- Mon 4/16 - Go Green Assembly – ALL GRADES
- Meet Jackie Nunez, Founder of the The Last Plastic Straw, www.thelastplasticstraw.org
- 5th Grade distributes Waste Audit Awards to ALL GRADES
- Students lead Edison’s “Place the Waste Quiz Show”• 3-5th @ 8:30, K-2nd @ 9:30 (MPR)
- Tues 4/17 - Zero Waste Lunch Day
- Get your hand-stamped and photo taken when you bring a Zero Waste Lunch to school OR buy a lunch and sort it really, really well
- Wed 4/18 - Recycle Cart Morning (8-8:20)
- Get your hand-stamped for bringing in your household Recyclables
- Thurs 4/19 - Lunchtime Poster Painting
- Come paint about all your wishes for our green planet
- Tell us what Earth Week means to YOU!
- Fri 4/20 - Go Green Spirit Day – WEAR GREEN!!
- EVERYONE WEAR GREEN TODAY
Week long activities:
- SPRING SNEAKER DRIVE (Back by popular demand!)
- EARTH WEEK COIN COLLECTION (Donate in your classroom)
- For 2018, we are supporting the Plastic Pollution Coalitiono http://www.plasticpollutioncoalition.org/
- PLASTIC FREE ALAMEDA – STUDENT LETTER CAMPAIGN
- Students across AUSD will write letters to their favorite restaurants & eateries asking them to go Plastic Free, and follow the new Straws & Food Ware Ordinance our students helped to get passed into law by City Council in 2017.
- More info at www.alamedarecycles.org
Alameda’s Earth Day Festival is Sat. April 21st at Washington Park