Good news from Go Green Forsyth!
Ameren Missouri Pure Power
Forsyth invested our 2018/19 Green Schools Quest award winnings in Ameren Missouri Pure Power:
Pure Power matches your electricity usage with clean, renewable energy that's being generated from wind farms in the Midwest. Pure Power business customers indicate how many blocks you wish to purchase. Each 1,000-kilowatt-hour (kWh) block costs $10, which equals one Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) from regional renewable sources that will be added to the Midwest energy pool.
Enphase Energy Inc.
As of September 2019, Forsyth’s 105 solar panels on the Rand Center roof have produced 231 megawatt-hours (MWh), equivalent to powering 14 stadiums for one day, 160 tons of carbon offset, or 14 acres of trees.
Total Organics Recycling
As of August 2019, Forsyth has composted 24,775 pounds, equivalent to 44 tons of avoided CO2-equivalent emissions or nine cars removed from the road.
As of August 2019, Forsyth’s paper consumption decreased 9% over August 2018 and 30% over January 2018.
During the 2018/19 school year, Forsyth collected 2,700 markers for Crayola ColorCycle:
Through Crayola ColorCycle, students in K–12 schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada collect and repurpose used Crayola markers.