2016, Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada
Emily Jackson from Wetaskiwin, Alberta decided that she could help improve the watershed by
reducing the amount of disposable water bottles used at her school.
Her Caring for our Watersheds project involved installing a water-bottle fill-up station in the main foyer of the Wetaskiwin Composite Highschool. Not only that, but she worked with the student council to sell reusable water bottles and post information about reducing waste and the benefits of reusable bottles next to the station.
Emily is happy to leave this legacy of down cycling at her school as she heads off to university.
“Down Cycling”, which is to use less, is even better then recycling, which still uses a lot of energy and resources.