One of Grades of Green’s Youth Corps student, Maddie
Barkate and her school’s Green Team received a Certificate of Recognition
from San Juan Capistrano Mayor Larry Kramer for their composting efforts.
Maddie, a 5th grader who is the Green Team leader at St. Margaret’s Lower
School, and the Green Team approached their assistant principal with various
ideas on how they could green their school. They decided to pursue a
composting program. With the help of CR&R Waste and Recycling
Services and education programs put on by the Green Team, the composting
program has been a huge success, leading to the recognition.
Congratulations Maddie and the St. Margaret’s Green Team! To read
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