Thank you for attending the 11th Annual Green Gifts Fair! We look forward to seeing you next year!

Family Activity

Compiled from
REDUCE.ORG and DOITGREEN.ORG.

1. Determine how much food waste you create each day for lunch-measure and track all the food you throw away from your lunch during one week on a chart at home.

2. Brainstorm ways to reduce how much food and trash you are throwing in the garbage by 50% using the tips above.

3. Measure and track your waste after implementing no waste lunch ideas.

4. If you’ve achieved your goal, pack special no waste treats in your lunch!

 

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Ideas for reducing waste at school, work and home, reduce.org

Getting an A at Lunch: Smart Strategies to Reduce Waste in Campus Dining guide. Download informinc.org/getatlunch.php

Success stories including schools in Minnesota
wastefreelunches.org/success.html

Call the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for multiple copies of "Creating Less Waste at School" 651-215-0232 or email clearinghouse@pca.state.mn.us

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