Ame Bridgman, a senior at Snohomish High School, tosses a piece of waste into a pile on the school’s cafeteria floor during Waste Managementճ Trash on a Tarp initiative Tuesday. The program, which marked its first event in Snohomish County on Tuesday, aims to help students visualize the amount of trash created by daily activities. According to Waste Management, Snohomish County produces just under 3 million pounds of trash each day, about a third of which could have been recycled. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Snohomish High asks students to get smart about trash

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