Starting on America Recycles Day in November 2014 and concluding on Earth Day on Wednesday, students across Galveston made a tremendous environmental impact. Schools from Galveston ISD, as well as private and charter schools, combined to collect and recycle more than 680,000 bags as part of A Bag’s Life program. The initiative aims to teach children about the three Rs — reduce, reuse, recycle — during a fun competition with other schools.

Click here to read in the Galveston Daily News.