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HISD, City of Houston invite students to enter 2nd annual Truck Art Contest

The City of Houston and the Houston Independent School District invite students to submit poster artwork for this year’s Truck Art Contest. Students are asked to reimagine how we can reduce, reuse, and recycle.

The winning poster will be displayed on a Solid Waste Management collection truck.

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DeBakey HS seniors honored for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle sustainability plans

DeBakey High School students know a thing or two about the future. As HISD’s only healthcare magnet school, DeBakey is an environment designed for students with hopes of making a positive impact on the world around them, whether they dream of being doctors, nurses, engineers, or environmental scientists.

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Elementary and middle school students celebrate Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Contest wins

In observation of Earth Month, HISD’s Energy and Sustainability Department held a contest intended to inspire creativity and environmental awareness by repurposing recyclable materials into art pieces. The department’s hope was that the contest would excite students and encourage a more active engagement with the environment and conservation both at school and at home.

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Fonwood Early Childhood Center celebrates Earth Day in style with an upcycled fashion show

Fonwood Early Childhood Center was abuzz with music and activity on Friday, April 22. This year, the school’s Spring Carnival coincided with Earth Day, and teachers and staff decided to combine the annual event with a fun and memorable recycling and conservation learning activity for pre-K students.

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West University ES celebrates Earth Day with Reduce, Reuse, Recycle initiatives

The students at West University Elementary School are recycling experts. They check the bottoms of plastic containers for identification codes. They know which items are eligible for curbside recycling and which need to be returned to the grocery store. They even know what to do to conserve water and energy. Their recycling know-how could give most adults a run for their money. West U staff and parents have made sure of this.

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Reducing waste by increasing awareness: HISD holds Reduce, Reuse, Recycle training event

HISD facilities and maintenance staff and plant operators gathered at Barnett Stadium on Tuesday, April 12, to attend a training event hosted by HISD’s Energy and Sustainability Department in partnership with Republic Waste. The training included a slideshow moderated by Republic Services Operations Manager Fernando Cedillo, who presented simultaneously in English and in Spanish.

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