So, last week I was whining because our daughter’s school was holding an event for students that focused on proper nutrition and making healthy food choices. I was all for the project but miffed that they were serving bottled water.
Well, I’m happy to say that I spoke up and this is the result of my whining!
Behold, my beautiful recycling can filled with plastic bottles to be recycled!
The principal agreed with my concern and the event organizer welcomed my help. Our custodian helped me put together a receptacle just for the bottles, I made signs and everyone cooperated! Yippee!
After school I not only brought home my most precious cargo (our daughter, of course) but also an enormous bag of plastic bottles to be recycled.
I’m slowly learning that when given options, and someone who will take the bull by the horns (or even the other end of the bull!), people will often agree to make the right choices.
Now, if I could just get the BPA issues out of my head and the recent study about bottled water, I would be happier, but this was the best outcome I could manage, under the circumstances.
See, sometimes being a cry-baby does pay off!
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