Bednarcik Junior High Team Wins Lexus Eco Challenge!
Congratulations to the Clean Green Recycling Machine selected as one of the 1st place winners, middle school division, from the final round of the 2019-20 Lexus EcoChallenge! The group tackled the problem of landfill generated pollution by modifying school recycling bins with motion sensors to track items recycled as an incentive program. They developed an awareness campaign #pausebeforeusingstraws, created an education website on reducing single use plastics and made the Eco Goals app where people can earn points for digital badges as they reduce their environmental footprint. The group won $15,000 in school grants and scholarships. #lexusecochallenge