Oakview Elementary School's Green Steps Program 
  
2016 SC DHEC Rising Star Award for Recycling
2013 SC Green Steps School of the Year

The Green Steps program encourages individual schools in South Carolina to take annual steps toward becoming more environmentally responsible. Developed by Keep the MidlandBeautiful (KMB), Sonoco Recycling (SR) and DHEC's Office of Recycling, Green Steps began in the 2003-2004 school year with seven Midlands school participating. The program now has 32 schools initiating and sustaining Green Steps projects that fall in the areas of conserve, protect, and restore. Oakview is proud to be part of the Green Steps program through school-wide recycling, reusing, composting, our various schoolyard habitats, the B2 Program, and the rain garden.


Please click on the links above to read about each of the projects being sustained here at Oakview!