7Th Annual Environmental Education Workshop For Teachers

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 Forty nine trained in EPA's 7th Annual Environmental Education Workshop for Teachers

Education is the foundation for progress and teachers are key to laying that foundation. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes competent teachers as an asset in the national and global movement for advancing environmental education and awareness in all spheres of society.  This has motivated, the conduct of impactful teacher training workshops to stimulate the integration of environmental education into the school curriculum. First conducted in 2009, the teacher environmental education workshop has now become an annual activity on the EPA’s calendar.

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Styrofoam Ban

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WHAT IS STYROFOAM?

Polystyrene is a petroleum-based plastic made from the styrene monomer. Most people know it under the name Styrofoam, which is actually the trade name of a polystyrene foam product used for housing insulation. Polystyrene is a light-weight material, about 95% air, with very good insulation properties and is used in all types of products from cups that keep your beverages hot or cold to packaging material that keep your computers safe during shipping.

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