Leadership Students Spearhead Environmental Action at Enumclaw Middle School

A school garden, hydration stations, and personal care products are among the topics that have spurred action from Karl Karkainen’s leadership students at Enumclaw Middle School. These students are leading initiatives to conserve resources and improve personal and environmental health. Over the summer, the students planted a pesticide-free garden. The garden provided an opportunity for…

Could Your School Use a Hydration Station?

Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour. Many of these are plastic water bottles disposed in school trash bins. Even if these bottles make it into the recycling container, they still represent a resource that might not have been used in the first place had the “rethink” strategy been practiced. Rethinking our waste-producing…