The Wilkes County Board of Education is committed to making resource conservation an integral part of the school district’s operation and to providing an example to students and the community of responsible stewardship of natural resources.
The superintendent is responsible for establishing programs that will help the school district meet the following Board of Education goals:
integrating the concept of resource conservation, including waste reduction and recycling, into the curriculum;
reducing the consumption of consumable materials whenever possible;
fully utilizing all materials prior to disposal;
minimizing the use of nonbiodegradable products whenever possible;
purchasing recycled products when financially viable; and
encouraging suppliers, both private and public, to make recyclable products and unbleached paper products available for purchase by public schools.
Legal References: G.S. 115C-36
Adopted: January 9, 2006