Grassburning, 1997 Columbus Foundation Community Grant

Written by on October 20, 1997 in 1997, Columbus Foundation Community Grant, Team


Sacajawea Middle School
Spokane, WA

Problem: Poor air quality due to harmful methods of grassburning used to improve crops.

Solution: Instead of burning the grasses, sell it to a paper company.

Teams were judged for the practicality of implementing their ideas. The winning team received the $25,000 Columbus Foundation Community Grant to take back to their community to make their innovation a reality.


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