Earth Day was the conclusion of the Elementary School Recycling Competition and Windsor Elementary has out-collected the other four schools yet again! However, Carrollton Elementary continued to produce steady collection numbers, which gained them the second place spot for the year! Windsor Elementary wins $500 cash for their school to be put [...]
Isle of Wight County, the Carrollton Library, the Town of Windsor , the Western Tidewater Master Gardeners, and Windsor Hardware invite you to attend one of two upcoming rain barrel workshops. Come and learn about water conservation and then make your own rain barrel to take home! Choose either: April 16, 6 – 8 p.m. [...]
All five elementary schools are again competing for the grand prize of $500 cash for their school! The above pie chart shows collection data thusfar, with Windsor having the highest average number of bags collected per enrolled student at 3.338 bags! Carrollton is right behind with 1.129 bags! Hardy pulls into third place with [...]
Isle 0f Wight County Schools is one of nine school divisions to receive top awards in the 2012 VSBA Green Schools Challenge. Click here to read the full press release!
The elementary school competition is off to a great start! Here is a pie chart showing where the schools stand right now a little over a month into the competition. Remember…the school with the highest average number of bags collected per enrolled student wins $500!
County Staff and volunteers worked hard to get ready for the Isle of Wight County Fair! This was the first year that Isle Be Green had a tent all to itself. The purpose was to turn trash to treasures! We took the children’s recycled art from the summer program… And made a recycled art gallery! [...]
Windsor Elementary has done it again! For the third year in a row Windsor is champion with a total of 5,723 pounds of plastic/400,638 plastic bags and a total of 8.87 pounds of plastic collected per enrolled student! AMAZING!!! Go Hornets!!!! As first place winner, Windsor will receive $600 cash to go towards a “green” [...]
Isle of Wight County is planning several events to celebrate the Great American Cleanup. Be sure to join us for some of the fun! Reusable Bag Giveaway/Exchange - Friday, April 27, 2012 Bring us 10 plastic bags and receive 1 reusable bag in exchange. Limit of 1 per household. Limit 250 at each event. First-come [...]
The elementary school competition is heating up with Carrollton and Windsor Elementary Schools as we near the finish line. Be sure the check out the stats on the School Recycling Page!
February 8, 2012 by Debbie Blanton Askhrgreen.org Someone litters somewhere. Maybe it was an accident, but probably it was on purpose. According to research by Keep America Beautiful, 81 percent of littering behavior is intentional. Before you know it, pieces of that litter, particularly the plastic litter, are swirling around in the Atlantic Ocean!?! Don’t believe me? [...]