Project Name: Fish Waterbottles (pollution awareness)
Location: Lafayette College
Organizations involved in the project: LEAP: Lafayette Environmental Awareness and Protection.
Project Summary: Collecting water bottles and soda bottles and turning them into fish. We opened it up for anyone to stop by and make one and then we hung them up in our student center to remind people where their waste is going.
What Steps did your organization take to complete the project?
Collecting water bottles
Booking a room and time in the student center where anyone can come decorate a water bottle fish.
Advertising the event.
Making some sample fish water bottles at a meeting to show during the workshop.
What challenges did you face, and how were they addressed?
Trying to get support and non-LEAP members to come to the workshop arts and crafts session. Talking to friends to encourage them to come seemed to work best.
What impact has the project had on your campus and the community?
Improved awareness of water bottle pollution. Encouraged more reusable water bottle use.