29 Jul '11, 7am

Check out this amazing recycled high school in India, where students are learning about sustainability

Check out this amazing recycled high school in India, where students are learning about sustainability

For most of us, an eco-friendly elementary education may involve a few extra earth science classes. But for students at the Aman Setu school in India, it means gardening, romps through the grass and a school building made almost entirely out of recycled materials. READ: Trash Planet: India The school, located in Pune – an educational and technological hub outside Mumbai, is composed of two single-story structures made mostly of mud, old cement bags and recycled plastic bottles, according to an article published last week by The Times of India . The school’s founder, Madhavi Kapur, even stripped down an old city bus and turned it into an extra classroom. Between lessons at Aman Setu – which means bridge of peace – students grow their own vegetables in a small garden, care for pet fish and birds and spend plenty of time in the great outdoors. In class, students sit on rattan...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/07/29/enrollment-high-at-re...

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