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Incidental Lives: Parents and school unite to reduce garbage

  • COURTESY MARY, STAR OF THE SEA SCHOOL

    Vincent Veith, 9, sorts reusables, recyclables and trash into color-coded bins at Mary, Star of the Sea School. His mother, Carolina Veith, began researching what other schools were doing to reduce their amount of waste, and she, along, with Principal Margaret Rufo, started the Go Green parent-teacher group at the school.

When Carolina Veith first enrolled her children Vincent, 9, and Lucia, 7, at Mary, Star of the Sea School last year, she spent time observing the everyday life on campus to get a sense of what she and her children could expect. Read more

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