Plastic Bag Grab in the News

From coast to coast, school efforts in the Plastic Bag Grab challenge have been recognized in local news. Has your school been featured in a local news article, radio station, or on tv for Plastic Bag Grab? Let us know! Send your story to and we'll post it below. 

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Birchmount School Says NO to Plastic Bags! (Rogers tv: March 11, 2019)

Students challenging community to recycle their plastic grocery bags (Daily Jaw: March 28, 2019)


Pleasantdale students saluted for commitment to the environment (Estevan Mercury: June 22, 2018)

Seaview Elementary a winner in Canada-wide plastic bag challenge (Nanaimo News Bulletin: June 21, 2018)

West Highlands lead province in plastics recycling challenge (Cumberland News Now: June 21, 2018)

Kelowna elementary school wins nationwide prize for plastic waste initiative (KelownaNow: June 19, 2018)

Iona students really thinking green (Cape Breton Post: May 16, 2018)

The Plasticity of Young Minds at Bessborough School, Moncton NB (BuzzLocal.Tv: April 2018)

Radio interview with Abby & Evan from Birchmount School, Moncton NB (91.9 The Bend: April 2018)

Radio interview with Evan & Ethan from Birchmount School, Moncton NB (K94.5: April 2018)

Sauver la planète un sac à la fois (CBC Radio Canada: April 19, 2018)

Springhill schools take on plastic bag challenge (Cumberland News Now: April 18, 2018)


Helen Tulk students up for Plastic Bag Challenge (The Advertiser: Sept. 29, 2017)

Uplands Park Elementary runners-up in plastic bag challenge (Nanaimo News Bulletin: July 7, 2017)

Alberni Elementary students rise to the challenge (Alberni Valley News: June 19, 2017)

École McIsaac students make an impact with plastic bag challenge (The Reminder: April 20, 2016)

Elementary schools are collecting plastic bags to recycle (KelownaNow: April 15, 2016)