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Waste Free Lunch Challenge

Waste Free Lunch Challenge

Are you ready for the challenge?

Did you know that school lunches are a major source of waste in Ontario? In fact,the average student's lunch generates a total of 30 kilograms of waste per school year, or an average of 8500 kilograms of waste per school per year.

In an effort to engage students in small environmental initiatives that can make a big impact, Meadowview Public Schoolis participating in the week-long Waste-Free Lunch Challenge (WFLC) beginning on October 21st. The Waste-Free Lunch Challenge is a province-wide initiative run by the Recycling Council of Ontario.

Boy eating a sandwich

Parents and Guardians are invited to visit the WFLC's parent website at Here, you can download resources to help ensure you are doing your part to reduce lunch waste at Meadowview Public School. Winning classrooms can earn great prizes including $1000.00 for their school's environmental projects.

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