In just a few short years, Maret’s commitment to sustainability has yielded some very impressive results!
- Our textbook recycling initiative has raised $1120 for Horizons and prevented 74 books from entering the landfill.
- Recycling contamination has dropped on our campus from 33% to 18%.
- Maret’s electricity use is offset with 100% wind energy credits.
to Green School Supply, shopping is quick and easy!
- The eighth grade service learning course wrapped up a very successful campaign focused on CFL (compact florescent light bulbs) education.
to the hard work of several students on the Sustainability Committee
Maret was recently recognized as a Green Flag School.
- Maret won
the first ever D.C. area Green Schools Challenge and at the same time
reduced its Carbon Footprint by 15,000 pounds.
- There are lots of
new green features on Maret's campus like petroleum free plastic cups,
biodegradable hot beverage cups, dual-flush toilets, and waterless