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Happy Earth Day and Green Week!

2Students across Detroit Public Schools are engaged in environmentally-friendly and sustainable activities, including energy and water conservation, recycling, healthy foods, gardening and more, as part of the third annual “Green Week” in Detroit Public Schools!

Arts & Scraps, a non-profit organization that recycles industrial scraps into inexpensive creative materials, visited several schools, included Emerson Elementary-Middle School, to create STEM-themed projects this week. The Arts & Scraps visits were a reward for schools that placed highly in Recycle Bowl, a national recycling competition that many DPS Go Green Schools participated in during the fall.

Emerson, the State Recycle Bowl Champion, recycled 12.49 lbs. of materials per person, for a total of 9,103 lbs. during the competition.

During the Recycle Bowl Competition, 48 DPS schools recycled over 50,070 lbs. Based primarily on the strong DPS participation, Michigan entered the 5th most competitors in Recycle Bowl of any state, and Detroit entered the 2nd most of any city nationwide.

Ann Arbor Trail Magnet Middle School recycled 5.82 lbs. of material per person during the competition, for a total of 2,270 lbs.

Congrats to our Green Teams! And thank you for your hard work preserving our Earth!

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