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Posted by Maureen on September 19, 2014
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A busy start to a new Green Year

Posted by webmaster on September 19, 2014
Alyssa

My name is Alyssa Fraser, and I am a Green Scholar at Manchester Essex Regional High School in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA. I am fortunate enough to have access to many sustainable attributes that make Manchester Essex High School a steward in sustainability and one of the greenest schools in our state.

Learning in a green school everyday forces me to conform to the environmental standards of today. Composting and single stream recycling is an essential and effective program in my school. Manchester Essex High School has twenty-seven compost bins scattered around the school and recycling bins in every room. Our Green Team has diverted the school’s waste to composting and recycling, on average reducing our trash output by 75% or more each year.

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