This week, we were able to use our new learning from our excursion to CERES to help us control how much waste we create. We used collected scrap paper from different classrooms to make recycled paper.
First, we had to rip the scrap paper into small pieces.
Next, we placed our ripped paper into a blender and added water. Then, we poured the blended recycled paper onto our mesh screen.
After this, we had to carefully spread the recycled paper to the outer edges of the frame. We then picked up the frame and let some of the water drain out of the mesh.
Finally, we squeezed the water out by compressing the recycled paper. We then had our finished product! Now it was just time to wait for it to dry.