Garden

September 2013- February 2014 Site planning, and fundraising $28,000
June 2014 Raised $5000 by June 2014  – enough  to begin land preparation (uplift asphalt, roto-till, add nutrient rich material)  – project will move into next school year
Sept 2014 excavation of sod and cement; removal of fence; installation of new fence; installation of eavestrough
October 2014 May 2015 fundraising; mulch and compost delivered
May 2015 Cement pathways; boulders; tree planting; shrubs and understory planted; watered every two days
June 2015 More mulch delivered; crushed rock placed around boulders; cement benches placed; water barrel three bin system installed
August 2015 Two final benches made from composite plastic and metal made and installed

Recycling

September – January (no cost) Planning and implementation
Worked with BluPlanet Recycling; included everything; three month free trial; increased diversion of waste to landfill; data sent to Central Office to question our current contract with Waste Management. Results posted as a pdf in the left margin.
Cost: Free Trial