EcoRise: Teaching Sustainability with Repurposed Leather Projects: Atlanta
This workshop is for Georgia K–12 public school educators.
Date and time: October 22, 12:00–2:00 PM EDT
Educators are invited to join EcoRise at Scraplanta Creative Reuse for a hands-on leatherworking class in conjunction with the Southwest Airlines Repurpose with Purpose Goes to School Program**. This global initiative helps upcycle items such as leather seat covers and transforms them into new products to keep thousands of pounds of material out of the landfill while sparking student creativity and innovation. Teachers will be provided free access to repurposed leather seats and materials. Space is Limited.
Public school educators with all levels of experience, grades K–12, are welcome to attend.
Teachers also receive full free access to EcoRise Sustainable Intelligence curriculum resource, giving participants from district schools 160+ lessons they can use and modify to build environmental literacy with their students. Themes include air, water, energy, food, waste, transportation, and public spaces.
- Access to repurposed leather seats and materials for your students to create new products.
- Up to $25 in leatherworking tools.
- Free access to the Sustainable Intelligence Program offering 200+ standards-aligned waste and sustainability lessons and Business of Social Good social entrepreneur lessons
- Access to EcoRise Student Innovation Funds (up to $750) for student projects related to their reuse of the seat materials
Refreshments will be served.