Chelan Middle & High School: Conserving natural resources

Note: Posts before 2020 reflect EarthGen’s former name, Washington Green Schools.

Bronze-certified Washington Green School, Chelan County

Chelan Middle and High School kicked off a composting and recycling initiative to address a huge waste problem on their shared campus. Thanks to student efforts, they cut their landfill-bound cafeteria trash by 60%. What’s more, 90% of uneaten food is now being distributed to kids in need.