Back To School – Get Involved, Get Green!

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The new school year is upon us and it’s a great time to get involved in something ‘Green’ on your campus! There are environmental initiatives and activities taking place at nearly every school within CVUSD, including Recycling Clubs/Green Teams, Student Council, and exciting sustainability events throughout the year. You can also get involved by encouraging

The New School Year is Right Around the Corner: Welcome Back CVUSD Recyclers!!

Keep up good recycling habits and environmental awareness during the summer break!

Welcome back CVUSD students, parents, staff, and supporters!! The 2014/2015 school year promises to be full of exciting educational endeavors, new beginnings, and a huge potential to minimize waste! From school supply shopping to packing lunches on the first day, there are tons of ways to be green, while saving green! Simple solutions include reusing

CRV Data Submission Contest – Last Call for Your Bottle and Can Collection Totals!

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Attention all campus Recycling Coordinators!  The CVUSD Recycles Program will be holding the FINAL CRV Data Submission Drawing on June 27th!! Please submit all of your CRV data and receipts for bottles and cans collected and redeemed in May and June, to be eligible for this final drawing. The prize? A $50 VISA Gift Card! The

Schools Out: Happy Summer and Recycle On!

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This summer will be full of fun activities like vacations, beach trips, barbecues, and fun in the sun. As the school year wraps up, and classes and projects come to a close, it’s important to remember to take your recycling habits home with you, and practice sustainable living both on campus and off! It is

April CRV Data Submission Contest Winner: EARTHS Academy!!

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Congratulations to EARTHS Academy, the latest winner of the CVUSD Recycles Monthly CRV Data Submission Drawing! Jennifer Boone, principal and eco-crusader, encourages an array of sustainable activities on campus including monitoring the local watershed for pollutants, composting excess lunch waste, and of course, recycling! CVUSD Recycles recently presented Boone with the prize, a $50 Visa

Madrona Elementary 5th Grade Legacy: Hydration Stations

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When the 5th graders at Madrona Elementary School set out to leave a legacy on their campus, they decided to do it in a big way. The students thought about sustainability and the future generation of students at Madrona, and decided to try and raise enough money to install a hydration station, or two…or three.

CReATE Studio – UpCycling Waste Materials into Art

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Jemma Wildermuth is on an artistic mission; she’s bringing recycled art to the Conejo Valley by embracing a new way of thinking about reusing or “up-cycling” resources, with a long-term goal of crafting a stronger bond between our local schools and the community. Her CReATE Studio, located in Westlake Village, encourages children to explore their creative

Making a Difference: Newbury Park High School Recycling Club

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The Newbury Park High School Recycling Club is truly going above and beyond to manage their campus recycling program, turning trash into cash, and donating their earnings to help other clubs on campus. Between attending classes, playing sports, and hanging out with friends, the Recycling Club members volunteer their time to collect, sort, and properly