ARTS+ACTION Cafeteria Ranger and Make Change Messaging are E-STEM programs, empowering K-12 students to be sustainability leaders in the cafeteria, the school, the neighboring community and beyond!
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The ARTS+ACTION Zero Waste Cafeteria program is a school program, taking place in the cafeteria and classroom. The program provided urgently needed school cafeteria waste reduction education, including food scrap composting and food packaging recycling, and sorting. This version is designed for grades K-8 and is based on our previous success. The primary program goal is to increase school cafeteria solid waste diversion rates up to 80% by the following methods:
Empowering student to be Cafeteria Rangers or Monitors;
Teaching students both the how and why of garbage reduction; and
Leading students in the creation of entertaining messaging “campaigns” (such as designing giant puppets or animated shorts) to engage students and staff on the topic of garbage.