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Orchard Hill updates!

SS members got the chance to hold various lessons with kids from preschool to fifth grade, showing them how to properly plant, and getting the chance to do it themselves....


Aldrich Garden Updates

It’s another hot day but best of all, its another fun day to get updates on CF Schools gardens! Aldrich students participated in the “Wellness Night’, on April 29th, where...


Holmes Cleanup is a success!

Earth Week has kicked off to a great start, thanks to the 50+ group of students that came out and helped us remove 30 lbs of trash from campus!


Love gardens? You’ll love this!

It’s now been a month since the Spring season started and it looks like finally warmer weather is upon us! This is always an exciting time especially for Sustainable Schools as we...


Sustainability efforts and updates at Cedar Falls Community School District

Cedar Falls Community School District continues to make progress when it comes to sustainability! Their desire to implement sustainable practices across the schools has been demonstrated, and steps to start...


Cedar Falls School District Launches Informative Recycling Website

Cedar Falls School District Launches Informative Recycling Website, Sets Recycling Goals for Academic Year CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – After a successful inaugural year, the Holmes Helps recycling program has rebranded...


Food Waste Reduction at Holmes Junior High – Case Study

The Iowa Waste Reduction Center highlighted Holmes Junior High and the composting and recycling initiative in a case study for other schools to learn from. The Iowa Waste Reduction Case...


Holmes Junior High School was recognized for composting and recycling efforts

Holmes Junior High School was recognized for their composting and recycling efforts. The school was awarded the Sylvan Runkel Award for outstanding whole-school environmental education program in 2020 Holmes Helps...

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