Centennial Day of Service: 2012 Take Action Project

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To celebrate the Girl Scout 100th Anniversary, our council-wide 2012 Take Action Project will be a year-long endeavor that will culminate in the Centennial Day of Service on October 13. Together, Girl Scouts and adult volunteers across our 49-county region will do their part to make the world a better place. Each service unit should have a […]

Forever Green

Calling all girls! We invite you to participating in River Valleys’ 2011 council-wide Take Action project. Lead your families, schools, and communities in improving the environment and protecting natural resources during Waste Reduction Week, April 18–23.

Go Green Girl!

Create your own Reusable Lunch Kit September’s Go Green Challenge is to create your own reusable lunch kit for school. Using reusable plastic containers for your food and drink is a great way to reduce waste each day. Find a lunch bag or box that works well. Don’t forget to include cloth napkins. Calculate what […]

Go Green Girl! Know Your Trash

The Go Green Girl! challenge for June: know what’s in your trash can. What Do You Throw Away Every Day? Take note of items that could be recycled, reused, avoided, or composted. Make a plan for how you can manage this material differently.  Being more aware of what you throw each day helps you make […]

Go Green Girl!

Challenge for the Month of May Choose at least one of the ideas below to reduce waste. If you come up with other ideas, please leave them in the comments. Get your name off junk mail lists. Go to www.reduce.org to find ways to get off junk mail lists. Add privacy statements to anything asking […]