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Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, enables Trotwood-Madison and Tri-Village schools to observe Earth Day every day


Earth Day may be observed just one day a year, but Energy Optimizers, USA, is helping the Tri-Village and Trotwood-Madison school districts lead the charge on earth- and resource-friendly practices every day by sponsoring the districts’ Green Teams.Green Teams engage students, staff and the community in developing, promoting and implementing energy savings and sustainability programs throughout their school districts. Energy Optimizers, USA, sponsors the teams at every school district where it completes a comprehensive energy conservation project.

In the Tri-Village Schools district, Green Team students have been collecting plastic bags for recycling and distributing reusable bags in return. Students in grades 3-6 also recently completed a pill bottle recycling project. The students collected more than 730 bottles that they sent to Matthew 25: Ministries in Blue Ash, Ohio. The organization will then send those bottles to areas that need containers to transport and store medications.

“The project provided a very concrete example for students that one person’s trash could be useful to someone else in need,” said Josh Sagester, Superintendent, Tri-Village School District.

In Trotwood-Madison City Schools, the district’s Green Team has set a goal to encourage recycling by placing collection boxes for recyclable items in classrooms. The district will also unveil a new community garden at its early learning center in 2017.

“With our community garden, students and our community members will be able to experience firsthand the relationship between a healthy planet and healthy bodies,” said Marlon Howard, Director of Operations, Trotwood-Madison City Schools.

In addition to providing the materials and support to get the teams up and running, Energy Optimizers, USA, provides scholarships for participating students, an educational trip to The Ohio State University to build a district “Energy Bike” and numerous after-school activities.

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