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

March CRV Data Submission Contest Winner: Lang Ranch Elementary!

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Lang Ranch Elementary is the March CRV data submission drawing winner! CVUSD Recycles would like to congratulate and thank Lang Ranch and the Student Council Recycling Team for their recycling dedication! The Student Council collects the CRV material throughout the campus at various collection stations, including classrooms, hallways, and the lunch area. Principal Chris Ridge

Let’s Minimize Lunch Waste Together!!

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Excessive waste from single-use packaging is filling our trashcans and landfills. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), waste from packaging equates to more than 30 percent of the total waste generated each year. Lunchtime in particular can result in a large amount of waste, including the packaging, the containers the lunch is carried in,