Trash Challenge, 1997 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 1997 in 1997, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team

Trash Challenge

Roosevelt Elementary School
Elkhardt, IN

Problem: Increasing amount of waste generated by businesses.

Solution: Recycling program designed specifically for offices.

At an awards ceremony held at Epcot at Walt Disney World, finalist teams receive $36,000 in savings bonds for their winning entries. The competition is geared toward middle school-age children, and gives kids experience in solving problems using the scientific process of exploring, analyzing and drawing conclusions.


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