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Mrs. B. from Paterson NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Middle School Students Go Green

Help me give my students a chance to start a recycling program in our school. We need a recycling container for every classroom. Each classroom in our school will have a place to put recyclables.

  • $569 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach science to students who have been identified as gifted and talented. They go to school in a low-income urban neighborhood plagued by violence. My students have big dreams of college and careers in science, engineering, math, and technology.

Our science classroom is one where innovation and solving real world problems is a priority.

Engineering design and the practice of science takes place each day. My students are high achievers who are excited each day to learn, build, solve problems, and grow academically.

My Project

We are going green and want desperately to begin recycling. Everyday we watch paper, aluminum and plastic go into the garbage can. We are middle school students who want to be part of the environmental solution. Our project needs blue recycling containers with the recycling logo for every classroom. A leadership team will be set up to collect paper and other recyclables weekly. These environmental students will then educate the younger students in our school as to how and why to recycle, reuse, and reduce. This learning experience will impact the way we live out our lives.

Donations to this request will go to a group of students who have the determination to affect change.

Without your help we cannot have a recycling program in our school . Help us GO GREEN!

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Mrs. B.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 440 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rubbermaid Commercial Products Fg295773Blue Plastic Resin Deskside Recycling Can, 10 Gallon/41 Quart, Blue Recycling Symbol • Amazon Business $9.72 10 $97.20
Genuine Joe GJO57258 Recycling Rectangular Container, 28 gallon Capacity, 22-1/2" Width x 30" Height x 11" Depth, Blue • Amazon Business $29.26 3 $87.78
Rubbermaid Commercial Products Brute Heavy-Duty Round Waste/Utility Container With Venting Channels, 20-Gallon, Blue (Fg262000Blue) • Amazon Business $27.06 3 $81.18
Rubbermaid Commercial Products FG295673BLUE Plastic Resin Deskside Recycling Can, 7 Gallon/28 Quart, Blue Recycling Symbol (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $75.36 1 $75.36
Rubbermaid Commercial Products FG295673BLUE Plastic Resin Deskside Recycling Can, 7 Gallon/28 Quart, Blue Recycling Symbol (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $75.36 1 $75.36
Rubbermaid FG295673 Blue Medium Deskside Recycling Container with Universal Recycle Symbol, 28-1/8 qt Capacity, 14.4" Length x 10.25" Width x 15" Height • Amazon Business $7.10 3 $21.30
Recycle Stickers Trash Stickers 10 Pack Premium Quality Self Adhesive Stickers Weatherproof UV Resistant • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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