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What we throw out
February 27, 2023
Illustration by Lorraine, 8th grade, DePaul Catholic School

By Angelina, Catholic Partnership Schools Healthy Courier | In the morning, my school throws out plastic wrapping, straws, and plastic forks. The majority is made of plastic.

In the evening, they throw out napkins, cardboard plates, and aluminum foil plates. I was surprised by the amount of plastic we throw out.

I thought it would be less because I didn’t realize the number of people in the school. We can use reusable trays and not use as much wrapping.

—Angelina is in eighth grade.

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