Project Overview

Four Simple Steps

Project Starter Kit

Project Overview

(For an in-depth look at the project, read the interview in Reading Online, March, 2002 with project founder Mark Ahlness and Jean Carmody.)

The Earth Day Groceries Project is a cost-free environmental awareness project in which students decorate paper grocery bags with environmental messages for Earth Day. One of the oldest and largest educational projects on the Internet, the Earth Day Groceries Project is managed online by Mark Ahlness, a recently retired third grade teacher in Seattle, Washington. 

(This activity is also open to organizations other than schools. Cub Scout troops, environmental camps, after school programs, and many others have joined in before.  All are welcome!)

  • 4 Simple Steps: Borrow, Decorate, Deliver, Report
     
  • Project Starter Kit: PowerPoint show, desktop wallpaper, classroom poster, two page flier, letters of endorsement, news release, more...