Refer to the formula below to find the weight of waste your school diverted through implementing the Trash Free Lunch Lesson:
0.25lbs x ( Post Campaign Answer from Above – Pre Campaign Answer from Above) = Total Weight in Pounds
Refer to the formula below to find the weight of waste your school diverted:
Total number of recyclables / 10 = Total Pounds of Waste
Wasteless Wednesday Formula: Number of trash bags reduced x 20 lbs/bag = Total Pounds of Waste Diverted
Example of "Number of trash bags reduced" - Before Waste Less Wednesday you had 10 bags per day at lunch, on WLW you went down to 4 so you reduced by 6 bags
Note: If you counted the number of bags instead of weight, use the formula below to convert bags of trash to weight.
Number of trash bags x 20 lbs/bag = Total Pounds of Waste Diverted
Refer to the formula below to find the weight of waste your school collected:
Number of pieces collected / 100 = Total Pounds of Waste
Trashy Tuesday Formula: Number of pieces collected / 100 = Total Pounds of Waste Collected
Refer to the formula below to calculate the weight of CO2 you diverted through your campaign.
Number of gallons of fuel x 20 lbs of CO2/gallon = Total Pounds of CO2
Number of Vampire Appliances Unplugged x 2.2 lbs of CO2 = Total Number Pounds of CO2
Refer to your Stroll N' Roll Worksheets to answer the following question.
Refer to the formula below to find the weight of food waste your school diverted:
Number of Food Items x .3 lbs = Total Weight of Food Waste Diverted
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