Garrison School PTA Mission Statement
As parents, teachers, and community members we are committed to
- strengthen the sense of a school community.
- support the nurture and education of all GUFS students.
- facilitate dialogue and collaboration between parents and teachers.
- organize the good intentions and hard work of all PTA members.
Garrison PTA Resolution to Eliminate Plastic and Reduce Solid Waste
Whereas the production of plastic creates greenhouse gases, contributing to climate change.
Whereas only 9% of plastic produced gets recycled
Whereas the unsound management of solid waste is one of the most serious environmental problems, given its high negative impact on natural resources and human health.
Whereas heightening environmental awareness from an early school age can help establish good habits.
Resolved: It is necessary to foster a culture at school aimed at alleviating the environmental and social problems caused by trash.
Resolved: The GUFS PTA will aim to eliminate plastic disposable straws, plates, cups, and utensils.
Resolved: The GUFS PTA will reduce the amount of disposable items it uses in school events or hot lunch, and when not possible to use reusable items, will use items sourced from sustainable materials.
Resolved that the GUFS PTA will encourage the use of reusable water bottles
Resolved that the GUFS PTA will compost whenever possible