Earth Flag Award

Brookview School, Benton Harbor

Brookview School received the Earth Flag Award in December 2011. The comprehensive school recycling program includes the collection of:

  • Cardboard
  • Food Waste for Composting
  • Metal
  • Paper
  • Plastic

Many waste items that are not recycled get used in reuse projects. Brookview works to use recycled content products and they choose to reusable over disposable as much as possible. The Staff will present the Earth Flag and award certificate to the students on Earth Day.

Trinity Lutheran School, Berrien Springs

Trinity Lutheran School received the Earth Flag Award in June 2009 during an all-school award assembly on the last day of school. The school ramped up their recycling program and got all the students and teachers involved. The Church members saw what they were doing and requested a couple recycling bins for the Church building, as well. The students, staff, and parents worked really hard and significantly reduced their paper usage and waste during the school year.

Chikaming Elementary School, Sawyer

Chikaming Elementary School received the Earth Flag Award in May 2009. The entire school recycles paper, and each grade level works on unique waste reduce or reuse projects. The students and staff held an Earth Flag raising ceremony outside of their school to celebrate all their hard work.

Three Oaks Elementary School, Three Oaks

Three Oaks Elementary School received the Earth Flag Award in May 2009. The entire school recycles paper, and each grade level works on unique waste reduce or reuse projects. The students and staff held an Earth Flag raising ceremony outside of their school to celebrate all their hard work.

Hollywood Elementary School in Stevensville

Hollywood Elementary School earned the Earth Flag Award in April 2008. The students and staff at Hollywood have done a tremendous job of reducing waste, reusing whatever they can, recycling paper and other items, buying recycled when possible, and school-wide education about recycling and the environment!

Lybrook Recycling GroupLybrook Elementary School in Eau Claire

Students load up paper and cardboard for recycling at Lybrook Elementary School.


Eau Claire Middle School

Middle School Recycling Group


Students accept their Earth Flag and award Certificate at the Middle School Award Assembly in January 2005.




Moccasin Elementary School in Buchanan

First Grade Students hold up the Earth Flag Award. Students and Staff at Moccasin Elementary participate in Recycling-related projects all school year long.

Moccasin Elementary Recycling Group


Al Whitfield, Buchanan High School Teacher, and Erica, Evergreen Club President, accept the Earth Flag Award during a County Commissioner meeting in St. Joseph.