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Teaching Sustainability as Habit

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Written by Elizabeth Bekolay

"One of our goals as a school board is to introduce science into the elementary school classrooms in a hands-on way," says trustee Bill Darnell of the Vancouver school district. "As a gardener myself, I like the idea of a school garden."

At this moment, the majority of children in North America are in school. Each student is forming habits learned through example. These students are learning how to consume. Their parents begin the school year with the ‘back to school’ shopping ritual, each with a large list from the child’s school; 10 glue sticks (in 10 hard plastic shells), 10 Hillroy notebooks (lacking post-consumer recycled content), plastic markers, crayons, scissors, lunch kit (many vinyl or hard plastic), backpack, pens, pencils...and the list goes on.

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