FINAL AWAY PROJECT


For our final day, we gathered to assess the amount of recyclables and trash we had collectively produced, and to brainstorm ideas for avoiding future waste. Many of the solutions we came up with involved bringing your own container, utensil, bag, etc, as well as making things by hand at home. We also filled a […]

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King Chavez High School student, Clara, writes her reaction and experience participating in the AWAY Project. Check out her photos and thoughts below!  It’s surprising how much trash one person can create.Without even knowing, one person can create so much. It’s scary! Having participated in the AWAY project with the portable trash bag opened my […]

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Uh oh! Laurie’s bag is looking more full! Check out today’s post on how she’s doing with the AWAY Project! Name & GradeLaurie. Masters student in International Project Management! How full is the bag?20% full! On a scale of 1 to 10, how excited are you about The AWAY Project?9. It’s become usual for me […]

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Today’s post comes from Laurie again! Reflection on Day 2 of The AWAY Project!! Name & GradeLaurie. Masters student in International Project Management! How full is the bag?10% full! On a scale of 1 to 10, how excited are you about The AWAY Project?10! Still super excited! Share an impression of the day.I carried the bag […]

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Today’s post is by Laurie! On Monday, I had the chance to attend Amanda’s presentation of the AWAY Project at King Chavez High School downtown San Diego. The presentation (really interesting) handled the main environmental issues that stem from our trash. Yes, trash is “our” big problem, people! If you want to keep San Diego […]

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The United States spends more on trash bags than ninety other countries spend on everything. In other words, the receptacles of our waste cost more than all of the goods of consumed by nearly half of the world’s nations. Polly LaBarre (via inthenoosphere)

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