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Going Green

If you are interested in hearing more about the Eco Schools initiative and becoming a volunteer to help carry out our action plans, please register here.

Becoming an Eco-School

The Eco-Schools program is an ideal way for schools to embark on a meaningful path towards improving the environment in both the school and the local community while at the same time having a life-long positive impact on the lives of young people, their families, school staff and local authorities. For more information on Eco School’s you can visit their website at


December 14th, 18th and 19th:  In collaboration with the Middle School Science Department and Valueloops, a waste characterization and analysis was conducted with Middle School students. The objective for this project was to expose our students to the realities of our waste management practices. The overall conclusion was that the school does not have a proper waste management system in place but this provides us with plenty of room for growth. Students were engaged and had an eye-opening experience. 

November 2018:  School-Wide Environmental Review Complete

October 26th, 2018:  Communication sent to the BFIS staff regarding Going Green efforts and request for volunteers.

September 26th, 2018:  The Benjamin Franklin International School is NOW an official member of the Eco Schools Program and has established a core committee that will begin the seven step process.