We have been really impressed with our plastic alternatives. The boys who tried out the paper straws managed to rinse and reuse them. The wooden pencils, pens and rulers got great feedback. Those that reviewed the wooden pen felt it was MORE comfortable to hold and had a better grip than it's plastic alternative. The Keep Cup was incredible as there was no 'plastic taste'. We've discovered lots of cafes that are only too happy to fill it up! And the biggest success for us, as it was made completely from biodegradable materials, was the toothbrush. It was so comfortable to use and performed just as well as any of the plastic alternatives. We have been converted!!! A huge thank you to @galwaygreenleaf for allowing us to review these products. Now we need to extend our efforts and see if we can continue our plastic-free movement! #plasticfreeforaweek #plasticfreegalway
St. Michael's was one of 3 schools to be awarded the first Green Flag in Ireland. We, the Green Schools Committee, are continuing this tradition and have just been awarded our 8th Green Flag. This one related to Biodiversity.