Winner of Plastic Free Week competition

Plastic Free Week in Tirellan culminated in an awards ceremony in the school on Friday. Third class teacher , Ms. O’Toole, was the worthy winner. Ms. O’Toole took plastic free week very seriously.

Here are just some of the changes she made for Plastic free week

  • She didn’t use a red pen to correct copies.
  • She bought a bamboo toothbrush.
  • She switched to a bar of soap instead of liquid soap.
  • She made edible cutlery to replace plastic cutlery.
  • She used a “keep cup”.
  • She used a cloth shopping bag.
  • She made biodegradable plastic with her class using milk and vinegar.
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